CHRIS SPECTOR, Editor and Publisher
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Barry Coates, Jimmy Haslip, Jerry Kalaf, New Dreams
When is a Yellowjacket not a Yellowjacket? How about when he’s playing with two of his other pals. Here, work backwards. Go to Google and tell me who Jimmy Haslip hasn’t worked with. Kicking out some high minded stuff in a trio setting, this bunch shows what they can do in a ‘non-commercial’ setting and still keep it interesting enough that the jazz police won’t have anything to complain about. Here’s the proof that everybody needs to take it after hours sometimes but it doesn’t mean they have to leave the quality behind.