Reedman Wendell Harrison Blows Urban Voodoo In Rush and Hustle


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(Detroit)- Jazz preservationist Wendell Harrison conjures up inventive old world and nouveau international gems in his much anticipated release Rush & Hustle (Enja Records/ Koch International). Like a voodoo priest, the 57-year old composer, writer and educator squeezes every drop of lifeblood from his clarinet to resurrect the spirit of primal tunes steeped with urban mystique. As an erudite scholar, living under the spell of masters like alto saxophonist Hank Crawford (Harrison

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