Hudson Is A Must-See

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Tuesday June 06, 2017

From LA Times

Our pick of five acts not to miss at this weekend’s Playboy Jazz Festival
By: Chris Barton

Hudson, Saturday

Forged in part by shared love of an area each of its members calls home ‘” the Hudson River Valley in New York ‘” this supergroup of Jack DeJohnette, John Scofield, Larry Grenadier and John Medeski is a sort of a living celebration of DeJohnette’s 75th birthday last year. Anchored by the percussion master’s deep sense of groove and co-anchored by a pair of frequent collaborators in Scofield’s barbed guitar and Medeski’s bottomless bag of sonic tricks behind a keyboard, the quartet draws from an agreeably simmering, jam-friendly songbook that includes songs by Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell and the Band.

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