Tuesday June 28, 2016
From The Berkshire Eagle
For the Joshua Redman Quartet, it’s all about the music
By: Derek Gentile
Redman, 47, has proven to be one of the great jazz musicians of his generation, for any instrument.
His fellow performers — pianist Aaron Goldberg, bassist Reuben Rogers and drummer Greg Hutchinson — are no slouches, either. All four performers are near the top of any list of great jazz musicians.
They proved it on Sunday, playing a strong, 12-song, 110-minute set that clearly thrilled the audience.
Redman’s style ricochets between Sonny Rollins mellow and Charlie Parker staccato, with a little Stan Getz factored in. His solos are inventive and vary widely in tempo and elasticity. He had the audience riveted throughout the show.
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