Since bursting onto the New York scene at 18 with bop icon Red Rodney, American jazz saxophonist Chris Potter has become a first-call sideman, a sought-after composer and arranger, and a widely respected bandleader. With a full, bright tone that weds compelling lyricism to driven exploration, Potter is equally versed in straight-ahead jazz, post-bop, modal music, and vanguard jazz-funk. As a sideman, his hundreds of credits include stints with Dave Holland, Paul Motian, and Dave Douglas. Concentric Circles, his 1994 leader debut, was issued by Concord, where he spent several years developing as a leader. He recorded two acclaimed albums for Verve in 2001's acclaimed Gratitude and 2002's Traveling Mercies. In 2006 he released Underground, a self-titled quartet debut with electric pianist Craig Taborn, drummer Nate Smith, and guitarist ...
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