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James Rozzi

Tempest “Little Big Band” With six horns‚Ä”alto, tenor, and baritone saxophones; two trumpets; one trombone‚Ä”plus piano, bass, drums, and vocalist, Tempest has a powerful sound all its own. Duke Ellington, Count Basie‚Ķthe big bands are well represented in Tempest's expansive repertoire. But you'll also hear Tempest set lists dedicated to the small-group sounds of Miles Davis, Freddie Hubbard, Art Blakey‚Ķall exquisitely arranged for Tempest's six horns and rhythm section. An exciting and exquisite jazz anomaly, Tempest is an aggressive big band nurturing the subtle improvisational approaches of a quintet

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”Slamming!” - Down Beat Magazine

“The Real Thing!” - Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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Albums

Tempest Little Big band: Round Midnight
Tempest Little Big...

2011
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