Author: S. Victor Aaron
Date: May 3, 2014
Excerpt: He’s been mentored by sax masters such as Lee Konitz, George Garzone and the late, great James Moody and obtained an advanced music degree from New York’s renowned Manhattan School of Music. It’s safe to state that Alex LoRe is ready to lead on a recording date or two. Yes, more than ready.
Released earlier this week, Dream House (Inner Circle Music) is the introduction of a talented young alto saxophonist to the world, a fully formed ace who performs, composes and even produces this set of eight tunes, mostly in the mainstream jazz vein. What’s more, he leads a skill-packed trio that includes Desmond White on bass and Colin Stranahan on drums, which leaves LoRe out there naked with no chordal help. But he has not a thing to hide.
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