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Apex is a blazing collaboration between alto saxophonists Rudresh Mahanthappa and Bunky Green that puts on display a fifty-year continuum of state-of-the-art saxophone playing. Featuring the all-star band of Jason Moran on piano, François Moutin on bass and switching off on drums, the dynamic Damion Reid and the legendary Jack DeJohnette, Apex shines a much-deserved spotlight on Bunky Green, a hugely influential but under-recognized original in jazz.

2010 Village Voice Jazz Critics’ Poll Records #2 of the Year

Jazz Times Critics’ Poll #3 Best Record of 2010

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released September 28, 2010

Rudresh Mahanthappa – alto saxophone
Bunky Green –
alto saxophone
Jason Moran – piano
François Moutin – bass
Jack DeJohnette – drums (on 1, 2, 9, & 10)
Damion Reid – drums (on 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 & 8)

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Rudresh Mahanthappa New York, New York

Praised by critics as one of the most original composers in contemporary jazz, altoist Mahanthappa’s rare ability to synthesize South Indian music concepts with a range of unexpected influences characterizes him as one of the most important artists in the music today — as Jazz Journalists Association recently echoed by naming him Alto Saxophonist of the Year from 2009-2011. ... more

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