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"The Seasons" one of New York Times Best Albums of 2015

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Wednesday December 09, 2015

from nytimes.com

The Best Albums of 2015

7. Ben Wendel “The Seasons” (self-released) The multireedist Ben Wendel enlisted a dozen eloquent duet partners — accomplished peers like the pianist Aaron Parks and personal heroes like the tenor saxophonists Mark Turner and Joshua Redman — for “The Seasons,” a series of finely drawn chamber pieces inspired by the months of the year. He posted them at regular intervals as online videos, bringing a welcome visual element to each exchange, a sensation of being in the room. So why call it an album? Why not?

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