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Joe Manis

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Joe Manis

SteepleChase recording artist Joe Manis is quickly creating a strong presence in the Northwest jazz scene with the strength of his “intense, updated take on the glorious Rollins-'Trane tradition.” (Willamette Week) He released his debut album Evidence in 2009 on the 8Bells label, featuring Manis on tenor saxophonist, Brooklyn drummer Kevin Congleton, and Portland luminary Dave Captein on bass: the Willamette Week called the album “explosive,” and said “(Manis) makes Pink Floyd's 'Money' sound like something a young John Coltrane might have played”; the Eugene Weekly called Evidence “Fabulous... Will thrill fans of Monk, Rollins.” ...
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“Killin’... Manis has a big tenor sound, and an aggressive improvisational approach... (a) tough young tenor.”

— George Colligan, jazztruth.blogspot.com

“Makes Pink Floyd’s ‘Money’ sound like something a young John Coltrane might have played...”

— Willamette Week

“Fresh and diverse... Manis led the Trio with a veteran’s touch.”

— Oregon Music News

“Fabulous... Will thrill fans of Monk, Rollins.”

— Eugene Weekly

“Innovative...”

— Statesman Journal

“…a sophisticated fast-punch of intricate and traditional boppy jazz sounds.”

— Saintcleveland.com

“Superior musicianship…Quiet, complex and stimulating – a compelling mix for the jazz enthusiast.”

— Eugene Daily News

“...seriously next-level musicianship.”

— Salem Weekly

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