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Roy Haynes: Birds of a Feather (Disques Dreyfus)

Gene Santoro, Chamber Music, 2002

WITH BIRDS OF A FEATHER (Disques Dreyfus), 75-year-old drummer Roy Haynes has forged a scintillating tribute album to bebop icon Charlie "Bird" Parker. His quintet gathers multigenerational aces: 55-year-old bassist Dave Holland, 32-year-old trumpeter Roy Hargrove, 41-year-old alto saxist Kenny Garrett, and 40-year-old pianist Dave Kikoski.

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