The Fire This Time Joy unbridled! Here's the gloriously fat, ringing tone of Lester Bowie, one of the foremost trumpeters of our time, leading a swaggering 10-piece band. Subtle… The Fire This Time Joy unbridled! Here's the gloriously fat, ringing tone of Lester Bowie, one of the foremost trumpeters of our time, leading a swaggering 10-piece band. Subtle… Lester Bowie's Brass Fantasy Jazz
Music Review

The Fire This Time (1995)

EW's GRADE
A-

Details Lead Performance: Lester Bowie's Brass Fantasy; Genre: Jazz

Joy unbridled! Here's the gloriously fat, ringing tone of Lester Bowie, one of the foremost trumpeters of our time, leading a swaggering 10-piece band. Subtle they're not, and you may wish they'd ease up to let you catch your breath on The Fire This Time. But they understand better than many of today's solemn young lions the fun and impudence that helped define jazz. A-

Originally posted Jun 16, 1995 Published in issue #279 Jun 16, 1995 Order article reprints