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Beat Kennel

Black Saint 120126-2

Item: full_album_8024709054029_CD

Artists :
Andrew Voigt ( Sax Alto )
Bruce Ackley ( Tenor Sax )
Jon Raskin ( Alto Sax )
Larry Ochs ( Tenor Sax )
Rova ( Band )
Release date
Dec 28, 1987

"ROVA (Bruce Ackley on soprano, tenor saxophonist Larry Ochs, baritonist Jon Raskin and Andrew Voigt on alto and sopranino) perfectly balances advanced arranged sections with dynamic individual and group improvising on this consistently stimulating set. They perform two Raskin originals, a piece by Voigt, a group improvisation ("Sportspeak") and an early Anthony Braxton work. The results reward repeated listenings by open-minded avant-garde collectors."   (source:, Scott Yanow)


"...they pioneered the all-sax ensemble as a regular and conceptually wide-ranging unit…..."   (source: The Penguin Guide to Jazz on CD - Eighth Edition)