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Midwest Record on Ehud/Harry “Upper West Side”…

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midwestrecord.com EHUD ASHERIE with Harry Allen/Upper West Side: When you can’t tell just who is the leader on this duo date why is that Allen gets kind of a minority billing? And just why has this sweetie of a date been sitting in the can for 3 years? Screw the weak economy! A sublime face off between two jazz cats at the top of their games on piano and sax, the set list focuses on oldies b ...Read More
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July 20th, 2012 at 9:11 am

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Tom Hull on the “Upper West Side”…

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www.tomhull.com Ehud Asherie: Upper West Side (2009 [2012], Posi-Tone): Pianist, b. 1979, Israeli (as I recall; his Flash website crashed when I tried to look at it), based in New York; sixth album since 2007. This is a duo “with” tenor saxophonist Harry Allen, who gets smaller, skinny type on the front cover, but carries the standards set, especially from “Our Love Is Here to St ...Read More
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July 20th, 2012 at 9:09 am

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Skip Spratt of SaxShed.com reviews Ehud Asherie “Upper West Side”…

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saxshed.com Tenor Saxophonist Harry Allen joins thirty-year-old pianist Ehud Asherie on their newest release Upper West Side on Posi-Tone Records. The recent release features Asherie’s piano and Allen’s tenor in a traditional jazz duo setting. The two traditionalists compliment each other on a slew of standards such as It Had to be You, Our Love is Here to Stay and Have You Met Miss Jone ...Read More
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April 1st, 2012 at 6:51 pm

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Another great review for Ehud Asherie “Upper West Side”…

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www.criticaljazz.com The upper west side may well be the epi-center for jazz in the western world. Posi-Tone along with pianist Ehud Asherie and tenor saxophone legend Harry Allen have captured a delicious swing for the jazz purist. There is a vibrant, tight and incredibly sophisticated elegance that permeates this stellar recording. From the opening tune “Learnin’ The Blues” th ...Read More
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April 1st, 2012 at 5:48 pm

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Raul Da’Gama Rose reviews Ehud Asherie “Upper West Side”…

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www.allaboutjazz.com Upper West Side is as fine a duet album as has been made by a pianist with another instrumentalist. This declaration may very possibly include the albums made by Hank Jones with Tommy Flanagan and Oscar Peterson with Dizzy Gillespie. It is a credit to pianist Ehud Asherie that he made this album at such a young age in comparison to the masters who have been mentioned ...Read More
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March 22nd, 2012 at 8:24 am

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AAJ review for Ehud Asherie “Upper West Side” with Harry Allen…

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www.allaboutjazz.com Ehud Asherie with Harry Allen: Upper West Side (2012) By C. MICHAEL BAILEY, Published: March 1, 2012 Track review of “My Blue Heaven”  Wherever tenor saxophonist Harry Allen shows up, there is sure to be a major outbreak of Old School. Along with Scott Hamilton, Allen is a keeper of the flame encompassing saxophone practice from Frankie Trumbauer t ...Read More
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March 8th, 2012 at 11:05 am

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Lucid Culture reviews Ehud Asherie “Upper West Side”…

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lucidculture.wordpress.com Ehud Asherie and Harry Allen’s Magical Upper West Side What does the thought of New York’s Upper West Side conjure up for you? Homeless Iraq war vets panhandling at the subway station at 72nd and Broadway? Cops frisking teens for contraband twenty blocks north in order to meet the quotas of cheap arrests arbitrarily imposed by NYPD brass? Brand-new multimillion-doll ...Read More
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February 27th, 2012 at 7:48 pm

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Burning Ambulance reviews Ehud Asherie “Upper West Side”…

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http://burningambulance.com/2012/02/21/doug-webb-ehud-asherie/ Israeli-born pianist Ehud Asherie‘s latest Posi-Tone release (his fourth) is a collection of standards arranged for piano and tenor saxophone, the latter instrument played by Harry Allen, who previously worked with Asherie on 2010′s Modern Life, a quartet album that also featured bassist Joel Forbes and drummer Chuck Riggs. T ...Read More
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February 22nd, 2012 at 9:29 am

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JazzWrap on Ehud Asherie’s new CD “Upper West Side” featuring Harry Allen…

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jazzwrap.blogspot.com Ehud Asherie & Harry Allen: Upper West Side  Ehud Asherie (piano) Harry Allen (sax) Upper West Side (Posi-Tone Records; 2012) A classic sound and supreme mastery from Ehud Asherie and Harry Allen on their duet album, Upper West Side. This album shines with a series of standards that are performed exquisitely but aren’t just your regular revisit of past benc ...Read More
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February 17th, 2012 at 9:07 am

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Tom Reney provides some amazing coverage for Ehud Asherie and his new CD “Upper West Side”…

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http://jazztimes.com/sections/jazzalamode/articles/29465-is-ehud-asherie-in-town Is Ehud Asherie in Town? Tom Reney blogs about emerging piano talent Ehud Asherie is one of the musicians I look for whenever I’m in New York, and if he’s not on the road, I usually get lucky and find him at a piano somewhere in town. On a recent visit, I had the good fortune of hearing him two nights ...Read More
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February 11th, 2012 at 9:13 am

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