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Andrew Cheshire

Andrew Cheshire is one of a (regretfully) not-so-endangered species: the undervalued contemporary jazz musician. His music defies easy categorization; while he's performed and/or recorded with top-flight bebop musicians like Marvin “Smitty” Smith and Kenny Barron, he's also comfortable playing in free contexts with such uncompromising avant-gardists as drummer Jay Rosen and Cecil Taylor-sideman Dominic Duval. Cheshire's long, lissome improvised melodies float in and out of time, yet he's possessed with a firm, aggressive touch and profound sense of swing that serves him well in any context

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”Anyone who professes to love jazz guitar and hasn't checked out Cheshire is missing the boat” -Chris Kelsey, All-Music Guide To Jazz

“His playing rings out with astounding clarity as he pensively dissects each tune with the precision of a surgeon” -Frank Rubolino, Cadence

“Cheshire has his own style, sound, and aura” -Mark Corroto, All About Jazz

“He shows that he is a masterful improviser with a fresh new vocabulary; a talented guitarist who is a bright new voice in 21st century jazz” -Scott Yanow, Editor; All-Music Guide To Jazz

“He is a hidden talent deserving to be discovered and exposed” -C

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Albums

Pavane Pour Une Infante Difunte
Pavane Pour Une...
Joule Records
2004
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The Four Ages Of Bob
The Four Ages Of Bob
Joule Records
2004
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Morning Song
Morning Song
Joule Records
2003
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Faces
Faces
Joule Records
2003
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Guitar Noir
Guitar Noir
Joule Records
2002
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Water Street Revival
Water Street Revival
Joule Records
2000
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