Walking Distance featuring Jason Moran – Freebird (Sunnyside)

The title, of course, has nothing to do with lighter-hoisting encore-shouters at a Lynyrd Skynyrd concert. Instead, it signifies this two-saxophone band’s quite liberal approach to the repertoire of Charlie Parker as they deconstruct and reassemble Bird’s initial flights into new compositions. Indeed, the band pushes these pieces past the point where even careful listeners

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