by Jim Hynes, Making A Scene

“This is one that broke late in 2021 that we’d be remiss to overlook. It is not often that one finds duets between trombone and fingerstyle guitar to begin with and considering that the trombonist is the late legendary Roswell Rudd along with the renowned finger stylist Duck Baker, this pairing merits attention. The recording, Live, fits well on these pages too because even though Rudd, for one, made his reputation mostly in avant-garde jazz, the major takeaway from these unearthed recordings, is some monstrous blues playing.”

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