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Midwest Record chimes in on “Back East” by Doug Webb

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DOUG WEBB/Back East Is the saxophonic bad boy simply playing with raging intensity or is he bringing the daddio in unabashed fine style? No matter, when you’ve been a pro for over 30 years and other pros have always called on you because they know you will not misfire with tape rolling, to maintain this kind of energy and drive gives you the right to call it whatever you want. With a crew th ...Read More

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October 1st, 2015 at 10:04 am

“Back East” by Doug Webb gets Dusted

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Doug Webb – Back East (Positone) A germane quote from Herman Hesse graces the tray card of Back East, tenorist Doug Webb’s fourth album for the Positone imprint. The words codify the compass point not just as something concrete, but also as an intangible concept better suited to the province of the mind. Tenorist Doug Webb is steeped in the East Coast jazz vernacular of his instrument from Col ...Read More

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October 1st, 2015 at 9:45 am

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August 22nd, 2015 at 8:00 pm

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Nick Bewsey reviews Ben Wolfe “The Whisperer” for Icon Magazine…

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icondv.com Ben Wolfe ★★★★ The Whisperer Posi-tone Bassist Ben Wolfe keeps a low profile on The Whisperer and his subtle presence clues you in to the album’s title. It’s as if he’s inviting you to listen to how good his band sounds. A refined musician, Wolfe stealthily defers to the vibrant soprano and tenor saxophonist Stacy Dillard to voice his compositions while rounding out ...Read More

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April 7th, 2015 at 7:24 am

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Ben Wolfe Quartet

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Posi-Tone Records Release for “The Whisperer” w/ Orrin Evans Donald Edwards Stacy Dillard ...Read More

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March 20th, 2015 at 8:00 am

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Orrin Evans w/ Ben Wolfe

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March 19th, 2015 at 8:00 am

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David Orthmann reviews Ben Wolfe “The Whisperer” for AAJ…

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        aaj.com While swimming in the rather large body of sounds that comprise the jazz mainstream, Ben Wolfe‘s The Whisperer evinces no obvious stylistic points of reference or influence, possesses unusual depth, and adds up to something larger and more significant than a composite of impressive individual performances. Wolfe’s compositions—eleven out of the ...Read More

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March 14th, 2015 at 2:50 am

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Ben Wolfe Quartet

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On Saturday, bassist/composerBen Wolfe comes to The Side Door and, like E.J. Strickland, he’s celebrating the release of a new CD.  “The Whisperer” (Posi-Tone Records – here’s thereview). He, too, is bringing the musicians on the album, pianist Orrin Evans, drummer Donald Edwards and saxophonist Stacy Dillard. Wolfe, who has worked with so many contemporary musi ...Read More

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February 28th, 2015 at 8:00 pm

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Ben Wolfe “The Whisperer” gets reviewed by Dusted Writer Derek Taylor

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  dustedmagazine.com Working with big personalities is a recurring theme in bassist Ben Wolfe’s career arc. Half a decade spent in the employ of Harry Connick Jr. as the pianist’s musical director led to an extended tenure with Wynton Marsalis and ongoing membership in the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra. Wolfe parlayed those high profile assignments into a professional relationship with G ...Read More

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February 27th, 2015 at 9:39 am

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