Thursday November 03, 2011
From The Pacific Northwest Inlander
By: Joe O’Sullivan
It takes a mix of chemistry, originality and identity to mesh a soloist with a jazz ensemble for a one-night stand.
But since it’s world-class saxman Joshua Redman and the Whitworth University Jazz Ensemble, the music probably won’t turn out all that bad.
And if those fresh-faced undergrads and jazz giant Joshua can make that mix stick, the crowd can just lay back and watch the music simmer.
“There’s nothing like the power and intensity that a big band can give you,” Redman says. “And when they sound great, and when they’re swinging, it’s quite a force.”
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