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Wonderful write-up for Eric Wyatt “Borough of Kings”…

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harlemtrends.com Let me just say it upfront:  Eric Wyatt’s Borough of Kings on Posi-Tone Records is an instant post-bop classic, destined to be one of the jazz world’s more important works of our time.  If you listen to it without knowing anything about it, you might guess that it dates back to the 1960s.  Modal. Groovy.  Ecstatic. Swing. Funk. This brilliant work is authentic with ever ...Read More

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April 27th, 2015 at 8:43 am

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Burning Ambulance goes to Brooklyn with Eric Wyatt “Borough of Kings”…

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            burningambulance.com When you read the phrase “Brooklyn jazz” in 2014, you probably don’t think of a guy likeEric Wyatt. You probably think of young men in untucked plaid shirts with glasses and beards, and young women who look like substitute teachers, playing winding melody lines that take a minute and a half to resolve, or clattering and honking ...Read More

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October 27th, 2014 at 9:30 am

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Wondering Sound picks Eric Wyatt “Borough of Kings”…

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                    link Eric Wyatt, Borough of Kings: Strong set of tunes from saxophonist Wyatt, who recalls some of Coltrane’s earlier period work, though balances things out with some straight-ahead post-bop work on this recording, too. The sextet features a nice line-up that includes pianist Benito Gonzalez, trumpeter Duane Eubanks, trombo ...Read More

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October 25th, 2014 at 6:22 am

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Music and More reviews Eric Wyatt “Borough of Kings”…

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Eric Wyatt – Borough of Kings (Posi-Tone, 2014) jazzandblues.blogspot.com Eric Wyatt is a fine mainstream tenor saxophone player who makes exciting and well thought out music on his most recent album Borough of Kings. On this album he is accompanied by Duane Eubanks on trumpet, Clifton Anderson on trombone, Benito Gonzalez on piano, Ameen Saleem on bass and Shinnosuke Takahashi on dru ...Read More

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October 24th, 2014 at 10:10 am

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Dan Bilawsky reviews Eric Wyatt “Borough of Kings” for AllAboutJazz.com

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        allaboutjazz.com The borough of Kings (County)—a.k.a. Brooklyn, NY—has been saxophonist Eric Wyatt’s home base from birth. It was there that he was exposed to jazz, met some of the legends of the music, and began to forge his own voice on saxophone. Here, on his fifth album to date, he delivers an intense brew that speaks volumes about what he’s learned ...Read More

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July 26th, 2014 at 10:43 pm

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SomethingElse Reviews the new Eric Wyatt CD…

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          somethingelsereviews.com A lot of musicians like to boast they live in Brooklyn; Eric Wyatt was born and raised there and as the son of a sax player, Wyatt grew up knowing his Dad’s friends, such of Thelonious Monk, Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Gary Bartz and Sonny Rollins, who is Wyatt’s godfather. Wyatt started out as a trumpet player but switched to ...Read More

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July 23rd, 2014 at 9:45 pm

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A new interview with Eric Wyatt…

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http://progressivepulse.com   Saxophonist Eric Wyatt pays homage to his hometown Brooklyn in his new album Borough of Kings Saxophonist Eric Wyatt’s new album is out, Borough of Kings and I had a chance to catch up with him the last time I was in New York to talk about some of his inspirations for the music. Check out my on-camera interview with Eric below to also hear how he met Miles ...Read More

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July 23rd, 2014 at 11:52 am

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A nice review for Eric Wyatt new CD “Borough of Kings”…

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www.criticaljazz.com Eric Wyatt Borough of Kings Posi-Tone 2014 Eric Wyatt is the spirit of Brooklyn – tough, straight ahead and he can swing! Brent Black / www.criticaljazz.com You have as many tenor players running around New York as you have taxi cabs, Eric Wyatt simply happens to be one of the finest. Four releases as a leader under his belt and having a resume that includes Je ...Read More

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July 22nd, 2014 at 9:45 pm

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