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Below The Radar 26

Track 2

Tomeka Reid

"The Lone Wait"

from Tomeka Reid Quartet

Recently described as a “new jazz power source” by The New York Times, Chicago cellist and composer Tomeka Reid has emerged as one of the most original, versatile and curious musicians in Chicago’s jazz and improvised music community over the last decade. She has been a key member of ensembles led by legendary reedists like Anthony Braxton and Roscoe Mitchell, as well as a younger generation of visionaries including flautist Nicole Mitchell, singer Dee Alexander and drummer Mike Reed. She is also a co-leader of the string trio Hear In Now with violinist Mazz Swift and bassist Silvia Bolognesi.

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