Newsome, Sam

Sam Newsome, 2012CD
Instrument: Saxophone

Issue: 19.1

Jazz Ruler Type: Bebop
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Performance: 4
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Sound: 3
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O’s Notes: Soprano saxophonist Sam Newsome takes the arduous task of recreating the magic of Coltrane and Ellington in a solo effort. He is up to the challenge extracting the most from his instrument in its natural tones, percussive pulses and using the piano chamber for resonant harmonics. The program is divided into three suites, A Love Supreme, Soprano De Africana and The Ellington Medley. This is an engaging performance that transforms classics without destroying their soul.


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