Dave Douglas at Jazz Standard
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The classic repertoire of Dizzy Gillespie is the starting point for improvisation and exploration by Dave Douglas Dizzy Atmosphere. Gillespies music has the necessary depth for it to be carried in many different directionsand trumpeter Douglas always finds a delightfully unexpected path towards new and intriguing musical fusions. Joining him this week will be a powerhouse group of player/composers known for their thoughtful and exciting contributions to any musical context, including rising-star trumpeter Dave Adewumi, guitarist Matt Stevens, and pianist Fabian Almazan. With a sense of open-ended possibility, this new group is sure to present a soulful and creative vision of Dizzy Gillespie and his music as Dave Douglas His body of work reflects an inveterate engagement with the world, taking inspiration from literature, politics, dance and film, as well as jazz and newmusic traditions...