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September 13, 1999

Review: Hangin’ Five – Scott Yanow

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September 13, 1999

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David Sills: Hangin’ Five By Scott Yanow   David Sills is a cool-toned Los Angeles-based tenor saxophonist (26 at the time of this recording debut) whose sound recalls Warne Marsh a bit, although he names Stan Getz and Joe Henderson as his main  More...

September 13, 1999

Review: Journey Together – All About Jazz

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September 13, 1999

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David Sills: Journey Together By C. Michael Bailey Published: February 1, 1999 A Melting Pot of Styles. In the liner notes to his debut, David Sills states, “I want my playing to be representative of earlier styles, say the ’50s and ’60s  More...

June 8, 1999

The Acoustic Jazz Quartet

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June 8, 1999

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The Acoustic Jazz Quartet (ORIGIN 86033)   Straight-ahead music mingled with bop and post-bop chords, this is an especially fine inaugural set headlining the guitars of Jamie Findlay backed by the bass of co-leader Zac Matthews, the drums of Dean Kob  More...

May 13, 1997

Hangin’ Five

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May 13, 1997

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David Sills (Resurgent Music RM112)   Despite his youth, Sills has a relaxed style and creates solos that take their time. Teamed up with pianist Cecilia Coleman, bassist Tom Warrington, drummer Sherman Ferguson and (on a few songs) his teacher, alto  More...

September 17, 1996

Selected Tracks

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September 17, 1996

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This is not a CD release.  It’s a collection of tracks from David’s CDs. Enjoy!

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