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Jazz

Greatness that's hard to find

Charles Gayle's trio recorded one of the best CDs of 2006. So where is it?

Saxophonist Charles Gayle and bassist Gerald Benson last year on a memorable night at the Glenn Miller Café in Stockholm. Saxophonist Charles Gayle and bassist Gerald Benson last year on a memorable night at the Glenn Miller Café in Stockholm. (LARS JÖNSSON)
By Steve Greenlee
Globe Staff / April 8, 2007

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Six seconds of drum roll, a saxophone's shriek, a fast-thumping bass, and the trio is off. Charles Gayle is blowing mad phrases out of his little white alto saxophone, Gerald Benson is walking up and down the neck of his bass, and Michael Wimberly is letting loose on his kit at breakneck speed. Someone is moaning along with the notes. ... (Full article: 1051 words)

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