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Honoring Art Blakey’s multi-faceted jazz legacy

From Ken Franckling’s Jazz Notes:

In an afternoon concert at East Naples United Methodist Church, trumpeter Miller and tenor saxophonist Del Gatto joined forces with bassist Richard Drexler, drummer Marty Morell and pianist Brandon Goldberg, a 12-year-old from the Miami area whose musical savvy will make your jaw drop.

They performed seven classics from the Jazz Messengers repertoire: Golson’s “Blues March” and “Are You Real,” Kenny Dorham’s “Prince Albert,” Bobby Timmons’ “Moanin’,” Gigi Gryce’s “Minority,” Silver’s “Nica’s Dream” and Shorter’s “Lester Left Town.” 
Goldberg was spotlighted on “Moanin'” – which he updated with a healthy dose of off-kilter melodic touches – and on a piano trio version of another Shorter tune, “One by One.” The way he has absorbed the jazz canon – and puts his own skillful stamp on it through solos and comping – is a blessing for the genre. At one point, Miller ended one of his solos with a few melodic twists that involved some nifty three-note phrases, and there was Goldberg, tossing them right back to him with logic and ease.