Gerald Cleaver & Violet Hour – Live at Firehouse 12 (Sunnyside)

This sextet, the brainchild of drummer Gerald Cleaver, first appeared on record more than a decade ago. It’s a top-notch assembly of talent, featuring the front line of tenor saxophonist JD Allen, trumpeter Jeremy Pelt, and Andrew Bishop on various woodwinds. The group was captured on stage at the New Haven, Connecticut, venue Firehouse 12

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