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Darrell Grant

Darrell Grant
Born: Jan 1, 1962 in Philadelphia, PA
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Genre: Jazz
Biography: Pianist Darrell Grant's second album as a bandleader is called The New Bop, a title that sums up his simultaneously backward-looking and forward-thinking aesthetic. Grant is steeped in the traditions of bop and post-bop jazz, but he also has a thorough knowledge of both R&B and straight pop (he's worked ...Read full biography
New Bop
Released: 1994
Label: Criss Cross
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On Darrell Grant's second Criss Cross release he joins forces with two labelmates (tenor saxophonist Seamus Blake and trumpeter Scott Wendholt) and frequent collaborators (bassist Calvin Jones and drummer ...Read full review
Truth and Reconciliation
Released: 2007
Label: Origin Records
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Pianist Darrell Grant showcases some of neo-bop's strengths on this ambitious two-disc set from Origin Records. Looking back to the bop era for inspiration, Grant also astutely mixes in classical elements, ...Read full review
More Darrell Grant albums: Main Albums (6)
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