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September 13, 2013

Review: Eastern View – All About Jazz

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September 13, 2013

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David Sills: Eastern View (2004) By DAN MCCLENAGHAN, Published: December 12, 2004 With a solid organ trio backing him, tenor saxophonist David Sills grabs your attention with his very first solo on Eastern View‘s opener, the Sills-penned (as are all  More...

September 13, 2013

Review: Green – All About Jazz

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September 13, 2013

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David Sills: Green By Dan McClenaghan With tenor saxophonist David Sills, three big “s” words come to mind: Swinging, soulful, and…surfing?” Check out the cover photo on his Green CD. You might think it a re-release of a forgotten   More...

September 13, 2013

Review: The Sweetest Melody – Jazz Society of Oregon

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September 13, 2013

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THE SWEETEST MELODY by George Fendel The Sweetest Melody, David Sills, tenor sax, Michael Kanan, piano. Another believer in the concept that swing is essential, bal­lads are a thrill, and blues is part of the vocabulary, is Southern California tenor man   More...

September 13, 2013

Review: Bigs – JazzReview

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September 13, 2013

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Bigs by David Sills By Craig W. Hurst   In the parlance of some, “The Bigs” refers to making the big leagues or the big time. With his newest release on the Naxos Jazz label, Bigs, David Sills demonstrates he is neither a small time compo  More...

September 13, 2013

Review: Bigs – All About Jazz

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September 13, 2013

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David Sills: Bigs (2002) By JACK BOWERS, Published: September 1, 2002 Naxos’ press release calls tenor saxophonist David Sills “a unique composite of Stan Getz, Joe Henderson and Warne Marsh.” Not much pressure on that young man’  More...

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