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Walter Smith III & Matthew Stevens Quintet

Walter Smith III (tenor sax) and Matthew Stevens (guitar) are the co-leaders of a North American quintet featuring Joel Ross (vibraphone), Harish Raghavan (double bass) and Marcus Gilmore (drums). Album “In Common” released on Whirlwind Recordings, October 2019.


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In Common
In Common

"The part composed, part improvised statements of “In Common” speak succinctly and elegantly. The music is full of excellent ideas and some frequently wonderful playing."

4 out of 5

Album Review


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