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4-Star Review for
in Dec 2015 DOWNBEAT:
Selected as one of DOWNBEAT's Best of New Albums of 2015
Larry Newcomb Trio "Cliffhanger"
featuring Dmitri Kolesnik on Bass, Mike Camoia on Tenor Sax and Larry on Guitar.
Review - WILL FRIEDWALD, Jazz Critic, NEW YORK SUN
on "CLIFFHANGER" by Larry Newcomb
Here I am, eating crow, and looking forward to a dish of humble pie for dessert. I am listening to a new session by my friend, the guitarist Larry Newcomb, and eating a very large plate of crow. I was wrong; the guitar-tenor combination can be a wonderful one, in the right hands. If anything, the instrumentation is even sparer than most of the guitar-tenor quartets since Larry's group is a trio, co-starring tenor Saxophonist Mike Camoia and bassist Dmitri Kolesnik. There's no drummer, but you wouldn't notice it (honestly, the first time I played the CD through it never even occurred to me that there was no drummer). Keeping any kind of a tempo without a drummer is difficult, actually swinging without one is close to impossible... click here to read the full review
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