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'39 Steps' John Abercrombie

John Abercrombie
Feb 14, 2014 Updated Feb 21, 2014

Guitarist John Abercrombie rarely uses piano, so this is a different direction for his new quartet.

Tracks in this feature

1. 'Vertigo' (Abercrombie)
2. 'LST' (Copeland)
3. 'Bacharach' (Abercrombie)
4. 'Greenstreet' (Abercrombie)
5. 'As It Stands' (Abercrombie)
6. 'Spellbound' (Copland)
7. 'Another Ralph's' (Abercrombie)
8. 'Shadow Of A Doubt' (Abercrombie/Copland/Gress/Baron)
9. '39 Steps' (Abercrombie)
10. 'Melancholy Baby' (Burnett/Norton)

In the band

John Abercrombie; guitar
Marc Copland; piano
Drew Gress; bass
Joey Baron; drums

CD: 39 Steps (ECM 2334)
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John Laird Abercrombie (born December 16, 1944) is an American jazz guitarist, composer and bandleader. His work often explores jazz fusion, post bop, free jazz and avant-garde jazz. Abercrombie studied at Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts. He recorded his debut album, Timeless with Manfred Eicher's ECM label, and has recorded principally with this label since. Abercrombie has...

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