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Another great review for Brandon Wright “Journeyman”…

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http://blogs.ottawacitizen.com/2012/08/21/post-bop-till-you-drop-cd-reviews/ You have to give the Los Angeles-based label Posi-Tone props for bringing the music of some lesser-known up-and-comers to the jazz market. One of the label’s brightest prospects is the 30-year-old tenor saxophonist Brandon Wright, especially given the musical strength and breadth he demonstrates on his latest discJourne ...Read More

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August 31st, 2012 at 6:51 am

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Some props for Posi-Tone at Gallery 41….

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jazzfromgallery41.blogspot.com FRIDAY, JULY 13, 2012 Just a few of the great new releases…. Focusing on just a few of the really terrific new releases, this time from Positone Records produced by Marc Free:Pianist Orrin Evans has a terific new trio date called “Flip The Script” with Ben Wolfe on bass and Donald Edwards playing the drums. Saxophonist Ralph Bowen’s new r ...Read More

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July 25th, 2012 at 7:13 pm

The Jazz Word on “Journeyman”…

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thejazzword.blogspot.com For his sophomore release on Posi-Tone Records, saxophonist Brandon Wright delivers strong, assured soloing over a batch of standout original tunes and a few covers.Journeyman also features the first-rate rhythm section of pianist David Kikoski, bassist Boris Kozlov and drummer Donald Edwards, all colleagues of Wright from the Mingus Big Band. Wright’s robust tenor ...Read More

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July 24th, 2012 at 12:43 pm

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Brandon Wright on The Pace Report…

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The Pace Report: “Outward Journeyman” In a very short time, saxophonist and bandleader Brandon Wright has gained the respect and accolades from the jazz and rock circles over the last decade. His sophomore project “Journeyman” on the Posi-Tone record label has gotten lots of critical acclaim as well as being hailed as one of the best jazz recordings so far in 2012. The disc ...Read More

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July 20th, 2012 at 10:14 am

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Brandon Wright on The Jazz Session…

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The Jazz Session #386: Brandon Wright Saxophonist Brandon Wright’s new CD is Journeyman (Posi-Tone, 2012). In this interview, Wright talks about what he learned from playing with Chuck Mangione, Doc Severinsen and Fred Wesley; why he’s chosen to arrange tunes by Stone Temple Pilots, Pearl Jam and Oasis; and how improv comedy classes at the Upright Citizens Brigade in New York have made him a b ...Read More

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July 20th, 2012 at 10:10 am

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JazzHistory Online reviews Brandon Wright “Journeyman”…

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www.jazzhistoryonline.com BRANDON WRIGHT: “JOURNEYMAN” (Posi-Tone 8095) There’s a great urgency to the music of Brandon Wright. He seems intent on making every note count and every solo memorable. That spirit permeates throughout his sophomore album, “Journeyman”, whether he is tearing through the changes of “What Is This Thing Called Love” (via his original line “Shapeshifter”), ...Read More

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July 20th, 2012 at 10:08 am

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JazzTimes interview with Brandon Wright….

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jazztimes.com It is always exciting when the work of a young, talented musician surfaces into the spotlight. Tenor saxophonist Brandon Wright has already accelerated into the big leagues with his ripe, flavorful sounds and technique. His playing is highly respected among leaders in the industry such as Eric Alexander, Chuck Mangione and many more. Wright has already earned the respect of fellow mu ...Read More

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July 20th, 2012 at 10:04 am

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Brent Black on Brandon Wright “Journeyman”…

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www.criticaljazz.com  Brandon Wright may well be the epitome of the searching artist. With one foot planted firmly in the more traditional Rudy Van Gelder school of making a record and the other foot moving forward in an attempt to make old school become new cool again, Wright’s playing is on par with any saxophone player working today. Toss in what is essentially a first call all star trio ...Read More

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July 20th, 2012 at 10:01 am

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