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Fiery tune from Mike's new album. His inquisitive nature on guitar has developed into a signature sound, something that not every musician can lay claim to. Solid front line to fill out the quartet. Well worth your time to check out this song and the various other songs that Mike offers on AAJ. Jazz from NYC.
'Momentum' is from the new album Source Material on Fresh Sound New Talent records from the Mike Baggetta Quartet. Featuring guitarist Mike Baggetta's original music with Jason Rigby on Saxophones, Eivind Opsvik on Bass and George Schuller on Drums.
October 24, 2011
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I love jazz because anything is possible; it has few rules and the best jazz breaks those ones. I prefer free improv because it doesn't really have any rules at all.
I was first exposed to jazz in my teens (in the late sixties).
The first jazz record I bought was Filles de Kilimanjaro by Miles Davis, shortly followed by Extrapolation by John McLaughlin.
My advice to new listeners is to listen as widely as possible and not to make snap judgments--stick with it.