The History of Jazz Volume 2: Dedications Making a grand statement with the leanest of means, Moore, a bassist's bassist and an increasingly accomplished composer, turns originals, standards, and well-picked obscurities into… The History of Jazz Volume 2: Dedications Making a grand statement with the leanest of means, Moore, a bassist's bassist and an increasingly accomplished composer, turns originals, standards, and well-picked obscurities into… 2002-03-05 Michael Moore Trio
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The History of Jazz Volume 2: Dedications (2002)

EW's GRADE
A-

Details Release Date: Mar 05, 2002; Lead Performance: Michael Moore Trio

Making a grand statement with the leanest of means, Moore, a bassist's bassist and an increasingly accomplished composer, turns originals, standards, and well-picked obscurities into a showcase for his own massive talents as a player, as well as those of drummer Tom Melito and saxophonist-clarinetist Ken Peplowski. While not as inclusive as its title implies, History proves that when approached with imagination, mainstream jazz can still hold surprises. A-

Originally posted Apr 19, 2002 Published in issue #649 Apr 19, 2002 Order article reprints
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