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CD REVIEWS

An occasional update of music releases

By Roderick Nordell / June 17, 1994



Byron Olson - Sketches of Coltrane (Angel): Joe Lovano (tenor sax) and Bob Mintzer (soprano sax) share the John Coltrane roles, starting off with just piano and bass in an irresistible ``Take the Coltrane'' by Duke Ellington. They reemerge, thrusting, wailing, and crooning through the percussion and classical sounds with which composer/arranger Olson swathes his African Suite as well as tunes linked to Coltrane.

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