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3.5.7 Ensemble – Social Music From Chicago

3.5.7. EnsembleArtist: 3.5.7 Ensemble
Title: Amongst the Smokestacks and Steeples
Label: Milk Factory Productions
Genre: jazz

Review by Dawoud Kringle

Chicago’s 3.5.7 Ensemble (Nick Anaya – woodwinds, James Davis – trumpet, Richard Zili – clarinet, Jim Baker – piano, Tim Stine – guitar, Chris Dammann – Contrabass, Dylan Andrews – percussion, and Mabel Kwan – prepared piano) has compiled an aggregate of compositions spanning a three year history. Most of these are originals the ensemble composed, but “Wandering” by the Chicago tenor sax player Fred Anderson, and “Dangurangu,” a Zimbabwean folk song featuring Mabel Kwan’s prepared piano are included.

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