Date: Jun 28th, 2013 · Tags: Jazz CD Reviews

The Federico Ughi Quartet is part of the lineage that continues to emerge from saxophonist m: Ornette Coleman . Ughi’s work embodies a range of disparate influences, including classical music and Italian folk tunes, but in the quartet’s eponymous release Ughi pays homage to Coleman’s spiritual, philosophical, and musical influence. The quartet even mirrors Coleman’s archetypal two-horn- bass-drums lineup, in this case m: David Schnug on alto sax, m: Kirk Knuffke on cornet, m: Max Johnson on bass and, of course, Ughi on drums…

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