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Ralph Bowen


Ralph BowenStandard Deviation

Ralph Bowen - tenor sax
Bill O'Connell - piano
Kenny Davis - bass
Donald Edwards - drums

Everyone will notice a change from the norm as saxophonist Ralph Bowen shows up strongly on the scene with "Standard Deviation." His fifth release on Posi-Tone unleashes a powerful quartet date featuring the solid harmonic foundation of pianist Bill O'Connell, bassist Kenny Davis, and the explosive metrics of drummer Donald Edwards. Many jazz fans may already be familiar with Bowen's earlier work, but now the time has come for another generation to discover the bold and melodic mastery of Ralph Bowen. We are confident that "Standard Deviation" and Ralph Bowen's musical message will surely delight the ears of serious listeners and bring a joyous shout and groovy swing to jazz fans everywhere.