by Robert Bush
Add Danny Green to the list of great pianists living and working in San Diego County. Green is a young musician with impeccable chops who has staked out his own personal improvising aesthetic, (heavy on the music of South America), and assembled a top-notch quartet to interpret his conceptions.
Green’s quartet played at UCSD’s The Loft last night with compelling results. The tightness of the band was all the more amazing, given that there was a last-minute substitution on bass: regular bassist Justin Grinell was unavailable, so Doug Walker filled in, after learning the book in one day ! (must have been a hell of “cram-session”).
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