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Jim Rotondi Quintet - Live At Smalls (Live At Smalls)

Jim Rotondi, Eric Alexander, David Hazeltine, John Webber & Joe Farnsworth

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Jazz 101

Language, language, language. Each musician on this record is a monster in his own right and a master of the jazz idiom. Bring them together and you've got that "All For One" sound and some of the best straight-ahead playing in the world. It was a great show and is now a great record.

Take-no-prisoners Hard Bop

This quintet side, led by trumpeter Jim Rotondi, draws from repertoire and personnel that have long been associated with the Uptown-Manhattan-based group known as One For All, of which Rotondi is one of the founding members. Rotondi and saxophonist Eric Alexander are shining examples of contemporary hard bop mastery, and are backed by pianist David Hazeltine, bassist John Webber, and drummer Joe Farnsworth, who are considered to be among the foremost rhythm section players in straight ahead jazz. This album finds the quintet exploring originals, jazz standards, and a single composition by piano legend Paul Nero called "Sunday in New York." If you're looking for a big helping of top-tier improvisational artistry set against the backdrop of Messengers-style swing, look no further.


Born: 1968 in Galesburg, IL

Genre: Jazz

Years Active: '90s, '00s, '10s

A fine straight-ahead jazz saxophonist, Eric Alexander grew up in the state of Washington. He initially attended Indiana University, studying classical music as an altoist. However, he soon discovered jazz, switched to the tenor, and transferred to William Paterson College in New Jersey. After graduating, he moved to Chicago and gained important experience touring with Charles Earland while also becoming a fixture in local clubs. In 1991, Alexander placed second at the Thelonious Monk Institute's...
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  • $9.99
  • Genres: Jazz, Music, Blues
  • Released: Oct 27, 2010

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