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  •  the nice thing about this work (1+ / 0-)
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    was that they weren't competing with each other or trying to show off.  It is a very solid and understated album.

    Ron co-wrote the first song with Miles Davis a long time ago.  It really sets the stage for the rest of the CD.

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    by lightnessofbeing on Wed Dec 27, 2006 at 01:26:04 PM PST

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    •  Why would great musicians like that compete (1+ / 0-)
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      with each other. Carter is to the bass what Sonny Rollins is to the sax. A legend. I do know what you mean though. Sometimes I think fellow Philadelphian Stanley Clarke, who I think is great, tries to over-do his leads a little.

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