Chris Potter's 'Circuits': 10 Albums You Need To Know

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Friday February 01, 2019

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10 New Jazz Albums You Need To Know About: February 2019
By: Matt Micucci

Chris Potter, Circuits (Edition Records)
Release date: February 22

Chris Potter is known as one of the most influential saxophonists and inventive improvisers today by audiences and musicians alike. He continues to show a penchant for risk-taking and genre-bending on Circuits, his first album as a leader for Edition Records, which he says via a press release ‘feels like a turning point in musical direction for me.’ Circuits has a feeling of being unconstrained by conventions, as Potter blends a vibrand sound world of electronics, memorable hooky melodies and surprising turns of phrase. Joining him on this journey are keyboardist James Francies and drummer Eric Harland.

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