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Dana Hall Quintet unveils new music steeped in the culture of Africa
Four years ago, Chicago drummer Dana Hall made a stunning recording debut as bandleader, earning wide critical acclaim for his album "Into the Light" (Origin Records). Though jazz listeners already knew that Hall was a powerhouse drummer with intellect to match, "Into the Light" surprised even Hall's admirers with the ingenuity of his compositions and the taut sonic focus of his quintet.
May 18, 2013