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A growing movement in the jazz underground is best summed up by the band name Full Throttle Orchestra, bassist Adam Lane"s spot-on moniker for his feverishly creative sextet, which combines confrontational punk rock attitude and sophisticated jazz artistry with an…
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In San Francisco, where there are seemingly as many polite dinner-jazz acts as there are trendy new restaurants, Adam Lane's Full Throttle Orchestra stands out like a red balloon in a white poppy field. With its full-on bursts of sonic…
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Adam Lane's Full Throttle OrchestraEverything (and nothing) about Adam Lane's debut album Hollywood Wedding evokes the spirit of composer/bassist Charles Mingus. From the super-tight, soulful swing of "Dedicated (a version for Fred Hopkins)" to the Ellingtonian rainbow shower of "Blues…
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