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Jazz Musician of the Day: Joe Ford

Published: 2011-05-07
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One of the most exciting truths in the jazz world is that within every top sideman is a solo artist itching to emerge from the shadows and into the forefront. Longtime McCoy Tyner saxophonist Joe Ford\'s stunning and diverse Bluemoon debut, Today\'s Nights, proves that such an evolution is more than worth the years of life and musical experience that go into it...One of the most exciting truths in the jazz world is that within every top sideman is a solo artist itching to emerge from the shadows and into the forefront. Longtime McCoy Tyner saxophonist Joe Ford\'s stunning and diverse Bluemoon debut, Today\'s Nights, proves that such an evolution is more than worth the years of life and musical experience that go into it... more

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