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Henry Cook

Henry Cook is a multi-reed player, whose instruments include alto and baritone saxophones, flute, alto and bass flutes, and a variety of folk woodwinds. His passion for many styles of music, including blues, funk, latin as well as African and Arabic musical forms have given him a very eclectic and personal approach to playing.

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“This lean, mean band plays with such swaggering conviction you'd swear they're all household names. Instead, they are: Henry Cook, who has been part of the Boston scene as both player and teacher for many years, and who plays his saxophones and flutes with exuberant vertical volatility, b:Cecil Brooks (the trumpeter, not the drummer) formerly of the Sun Ra Arkestra, a daredevil who makes action paintings in every solo, with long lines intersected by spattering runs...e: Bobby Ward, who comes from the great Boston drum tradition (Haynes, Dawson, Williams) and who's pointillistic cymbals do not so much keep time as illuminate fields of energy

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