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An interview with Sean Nowell…

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Part One Part Two Sean Nowell is another fine example of the high level of artistry to come out of the Posi-Tone stable of artists. I was fortunate enough to have Sean field some questions for us on his latest release and jazz in general. Stockholm Swingin’ does just that…It swing hard! Can you tell us more about the record?  S.N. – “Stockholm Swingin’ began when gui ...Read More

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February 20th, 2013 at 1:16 am

Brent Black reviews Sean Nowell “Stockholm Swingin’ “…

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criticaljazz.com Great live albums in jazz you can count on one hand. Be sure and save room for Stockholm Swingin’ as Alabama native Sean Nowell and friends take old school and indeed make it new cool with a blistering romp through some straight ahead classics and a few surprises to add some flavor to a jazz foundation that swings like a beast. Nowell and drummer Joe Abba made a stop over ...Read More

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April 3rd, 2012 at 5:13 pm

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Another review for Sean Nowell “Stockholm Swingin’ “…..

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saxshed.com From the opening notes of Blues On The Corner to the final audience applause following Walking The Path, Sean Nowell does not disappoint. Nowell possesses a big, beefy, traditional tenor sound reminiscent of early Sonny Rollins and other legendary tenor saxophonists of the 20th century. His hard-swinging lines on his opening choruses of Blues On The Corner pay homage to virtually ...Read More

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September 10th, 2011 at 4:08 pm

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Bruce Lindsay reviews Sean Nowell “Stockholm Swingin’ “…

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www.allaboutjazz.com Sean Nowell has lent his talents to a diverse array of bands including Travis Sullivan’s Bjorkestra and his own Kung-Fu Masters, working across numerous musical styles. OnStockholm Swingin’, the tenor saxophonist’s third Posi-Tone release, he stays in recognizably straight-ahead territory, bringing his impressively wide-ranging and imaginative tenor sound to ...Read More

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August 26th, 2011 at 9:36 am

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Richard Kamins reviews Stockholm Swingin’

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steptempest.blogspot.com For his 3rd Posi-Tone release, tenor saxophonist/composerSean Nowell headed over to Sweden to record “Stockholm Swingin’” live at the Glenn Miller Cafe.  Accompanying him on the journey was his New York City bandmate, drummerJoe Abba; despite the last name, he’s not Swedish, but the rest of the quintet is.  Leo Lindberg (piano), Fredrik Olsson ...Read More

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August 21st, 2011 at 5:00 pm

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Burning Ambulance reviews Sean Nowell “Stockholm Swingin’ “….

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burningambulance.com This album features Alabama-born, New York-based tenor saxophonist Sean Nowell and his regular drummer, Joe Abba (whose last name is humorous in this context), joined by three Swedish musicians—guitarist Fredrik Olsson, pianistLeo Lindberg, and bassist Lars Ekman—for a date at the Glenn Miller Café in Stockholm. I’ve heard lots of other live recordings from the Mi ...Read More

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August 13th, 2011 at 9:28 pm

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Dan Bilawsky reviews Sean Nowell “Stockholm Swingin’ “…

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www.allaboutjazz.com Tenor saxophonist Sean Nowell’s third CD is an engaging set of music that was recorded live at the Glen Miller Café in Stockholm at the end of a fourteen-day tour through Sweden. Nowell’s band mate in Travis Sullivan’s Björkestra, drummer Joe Abba, and a solid crew of Swedish musicians help to flesh out this riveting set of music which, as the title imp ...Read More

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August 11th, 2011 at 10:08 am

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The Jazz Word on Sean Nowell “Stockholm Swingin”….

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thejazzword.blogspot.com Sean Nowell – Stockholm Swingin’ Sean Nowell (tenor saxophone), Fredrik Olsson (guitar), Leo Lindberg (piano), Lars Ekman (bass), Joe Abba (drums) 2011 Posi-Tone Stockholm Swingin’ is the result of a tour through Sweden by New York-based saxophonist Sean Nowell with fellow American, drummer Joe Abba. The pair performed a series of concerts with a trio of Sw ...Read More

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August 4th, 2011 at 7:59 am

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SomethingElse! reviews the new Sean Nowell CD “Stockholm Swingin”….

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somethingelsereviews.com A blossoming career that started in Birmingham, Alabama recently had a stop all the way over in Stockholm, Sweden. For tenor saxophonist Sean Nowell’s third album (all of which are on Posi-Tone Records, by the way),Nowell and drummer Joe Abba flew over to Sweden, joined Frederik Olsson (guitar), Leo Lindberg (piano), and Lars Ekman (bass), toured the country for two wee ...Read More

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August 3rd, 2011 at 8:57 am

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