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CIMP (Creative Improvised Music Projects): 378 http://www.cimprecords.com/albums/?album=786497576425 * Odean Pope: tenor saxophone * Bobby Zankel: alto saxophone * Lee Smith: bass * Craig McIver: drums http://www.odeanpope.com/ http://www.bobbyzankel.com/ Recorded at The Spirit Room, Rossie, NY, January 22, 2008. Reviews ~~~~~~~ by David R. Adler http://blog.adlermusic.com/2010/11/on-odean-pope-2.html Tenor saxophonist Odean Pope is a Philadelphia institution: a practice buddy of ColtraneΓÇÖs in his youth, a sideman with Max Roach for 22 years, now a mentor to PhillyΓÇÖs up-and-comers and leader of a nine-horn saxophone choir, along with various small groups. Thanks to a steady flow of recent releases, weΓÇÖre able to assess not only PopeΓÇÖs busy present career, but also areas of his overlooked past... -- by Ed Hazell http://www.pointofdeparture.org/PoD29/PoD29MoreMoments5.html ... Fresh Breeze features Pope fronting an all Philly quartet with alto saxophonist Bobby Zankel, bassist Lee Smith, and drummer Craig McIver that patrols the outer edges of post bop and modal jazz. The open expanses of pianoless groups have always been a good fit for PopeΓÇÖs concept. Some of his best work on record comes from his long tenure in Max RoachΓÇÖs pianoless quartet. HeΓÇÖs also led his own trios ΓÇô an early one with Cornell Rochester and Gerald Veasley comes immediately to mind, along with others that included either bassist Smith or Tyrone Brown and drummer McIver. Although heΓÇÖs worked with pianists like Dave Burrell and Hassan Ibn Ali, Pope doesnΓÇÖt necessarily need one, since he generally will fill in all the harmonic cracks anyway as he steamrolls through his solo. They give him the space he needs to work out his harmonic ideas at length...
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