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Ira Stein

Ira Stein
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Biography: Pianist Ira Stein debuted in 1982 alongside oboe player Russel Walder on the Windham Hill release Elements; apart from 1986's Transit, he otherwise spent the majority of the decade confined to a series of Windham Hill collections as well as several releases by labelmate William Ackermann. After reuniting ...Read full biography
Spur Of The Moment
Released: 1994
Label: EMI
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What sets Spur of the Moment by the Ira Stein Group apart from other contemporary jazz albums is its improvisational freshness. Creating a sense of being recorded "live" in the studio by not using overdubbing, ...Read full review
Carousel
Released: 1992
Label: Narada
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Ira Stein, the pianist from the Stein and Walder duo, has released his first solo recording, entitled Carousel. Stein describes his music as "chamber jazz"--the intimacy of a small chamber group accented ...Read full review
More Ira Stein Group albums: Main Albums (6)