Burning Terrell Stafford Set from the Village Vanguard

If you didn't get a chance, check out the Terrell Stafford Quintet in action last week at the Village Vanguard.  Burning burning burning.  You can find it here.  The set is all Billy Strayhorn, and the group features saxophonist Tim Warfield, whose new disc, Sentimental Journey (which features Stafford) I reviewed in either the November or …

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Chie Imaizumi A Time of New Beginnings Record Review

Chie Imaizumi A Time of New Beginnings Capri #74104-2 Composer Chie Imaizumi has to be one of the happiest, positive, most optimistic young woman alive.  Her cup is not just half full; it runneth over.  These qualities are great ones for people to have, but when transposed into music they unfortunately suffocate her latest album, …

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