Kenneth Patchen

Allyn Ferguson and Kenneth Patchen with the Chamber Jazz Sextet

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Patchen's mournful poetry coincides with Ferguson's sextet in a chamber-jazz dirge-like frame of reference. "Lonesome Boy Blues" and "I Went to the City" are outstanding. Downhearted, yes. Despondent, no. Ferguson plays piano, percussion, and French horn.