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Review: Magnarelli, Weldon pair up for dynamic night of classic jazz

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Trumpeter Joe Magnarelli and saxophonist Jerry Weldon topped informal polls when A Place for Jazz volunteers cooked up its 27th season. So why not put them together? It worked. On Friday night, they delivered a straight-ahead display of impressive clarity of purpose and playing. Both horn men took their cues from players who dominated the 1960s and ’70s when both formed their styles — Magnarelli from Freddie Hubbard and Woody Shaw, Weldon from Stanley Turrentine ...

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