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Tuesday October 02, 2018

From Jazziz

10 New Jazz Albums You Need To Know About: October 2018
By: Matt Micucci

Ben Wendel – The Seasons (Motéma Music)
Release date: October 12

The Seasons is a forthcoming album of studio recordings and reinterpretations of Ben Wendel’s compositions that he had performed in a duo with various musicians on his acclaimed YouTube series of the same name. For this album and the tour dates to follow it, the saxophonist-composer formed a band with guitarist Gilad Hekselman, pianist Aaron Parks, drummer Eric Harland and bassist Matt Brewer. Each of its 12-tracks is inspired by the compositions of Tchaikovsky and dedicated to a specific month of the year.

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