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This pleasure is not guilty at all — a combination of snap-funk and beauty that emerges all these years later from a jazz life lived on both sides of the divide. And that comparison says brotherss all. It isn’t entirely irredeemable, but The House that Jack Built’ s familiar gimmicks say much more about Lars von Trier as a brand than as a provocateur or artist.

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That’s a good thing. Playing mostly BBB repertoire — but supplemented by the roaring power of the WDR Big Band in front of a Koln, Germany audience — the brothers demonstrate that their music was or at least could be something very much like the real thing.

Brecker plays a plaintive open-horn solo that would make Art Farmer proud, and then Jim Beard — usually featured on organs, synths and other instruments of electronic color — takes a wow spot on acoustic piano. Live at Leverkusener Jazztage Contributors: He’s a nice soloist, tart and smart and probing, but much more anonymous than his brother. This concert was recorded inshortly before Michael Brecker was diagnosed with the blood disorder myelodysplastic syndrome, which prevented him from performing until earlier this year.


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What emerges on Some Skunk Funk is just what a great jazz mind Brecker has — devising lines and grooves that are rich enough for real jazz workouts, but never cheap imitations of jazz greats.

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Their post-bop music is generally funky although “Freefall” is an uptempo cooker and sometimes a bit bombastic yet is never predictable. The 60 Best Songs of playlist Mixed Media.

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The other players on the disc all acquit themselves. His work is very nearly worth the price of the disc on its own. Strap Hangin’ Michael Brecker. His lines are given a synthesized electronic shadow that plays in unison with the acoustic sound — as if Brecker were unsure of the quality of his tone on its own — or, more likely, unsure that his listeners will stay interested in plain ol’ jazz playing.

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