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Combo 66 is so dynamic, so driving forward, so playful, that it may be John Scofield's best album in years / jazzandrock.com

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If someone like John Scofield calls his new album - Combo 66, then it has a reason. Yes, he turned 66. But the exceptional guitarist does not become wistful about it. Of course, there are also the associations with Route 66 and the golden sixties of jazz. So a certain idea of freedom? A look back? In any case. Nevertheless, Scofield does not fall into a nostalgic melancholy with his album. On the contrary, Combo 66 is so dynamic, so driving forward, so playful, that the title actually can only be meant ironically. It may be his best album in years

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