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Henry Wolfe

Primary Instrument: Composer/conductor

Born: 1979    

Henry Wolfe

In era of dwindling attention spans, it is something of a shock to discover a musician who doesn’t want to shock, who doesn’t want to drive a dagger into the heart of modern music for fifteen megabytes of fame, who simply wants to write beautiful, timeless songs. But that’s precisely what you hear when you listen to Henry Wolfe’s refreshingly tasteful new record Linda Vista (Undermoutnain 2011). A loose, dressed down affair, it captures the sound of real people in a room, playing together in real time. In making the record, Wolfe and producers Nico Aglietti and Aaron Older (Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes) abided by the approach used to make their favorite classic albums: get out of the way and let the songs and performances speak for themselves. The result is an assuredly understated record that plays like a mash-up of Chet Baker and Neil Young. Inspired by the past, and informed by the present, the tunes on Linda Vista have a swing, a swagger and, most of all, a soul....
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