The Curtis Brothers: Algorithm

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An album of compositions by Zaccai Curtis. He suggests the title Algorithm imparts a common identity and there is undoubtedly a sense overall that we are listening to some kind of suite. With both front-line horns including the Jazz Messengers in their CVs, the music’s claimed connection with Art Blakey may be an obvious point to make. There's no special link on the surface for this reviewer, not least because the excellent Ralph Peterson is a very different kind o
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