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Wolfgang Muthspiel / Benjamin Koppel / Scott Colley / Brian Blade: Complements Incarnate

The inveterate musiclover knows all too well how the attraction(s) of certain musician(s) names invariably invariably leads to the satisfaction of hearing them, live or on record, as leaders or accompanists. Bassist Scott Colley and drummer Brian Blade are two such musicians whose listing in the credits of any album or showbill invariably invites observation: appearing together and separately on stage and in the studio with saxophonist/composer Benjamin Koppel on Mulberry Street Symphony (Unit Records, 2022) or touring with Julian Lage and the late Chick Corea, both men have the technique and experience to complement their counterparts yet still retain their own distinct personalities… [ read more ]

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