Tangent

by Bruce MacLeod

Released 2016
Watchful Eye
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Released 2016
Watchful Eye
The San Francisco Bay Area Jazz quartet, led by composer-guitarist Bruce MacLeod, perform a set of original compositions that showcase modern harmonic complexity and ingenious improvisation.
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The Bruce MacLeod Quartet is: Bruce Macleod (guitar), Ken Cook (piano), Doug Miller (acoustic bass), and Jimmy Hobson (drums).

"Tangent" is a continuation of the quartet recording sessions begun in 2012 at Marin West Studios. The first sessions culminated the album "Early Work". The Tangent recordings are more recent. They're comprised of some early compositions, and some new, less structured open free-jazz playing. "Tangent" is a combination of tight arrangements and free-jazz counterpoint. - Bruce MacLeod 2016


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Early Work

by Bruce MacLeod Quartet

Released 2014
Watchful Eye
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Released 2014
Watchful Eye
The San Francisco Bay Area Jazz quartet, led by composer-guitarist Bruce MacLeod, perform a set of original compositions that showcase modern harmonic complexity and ingenious improvisation.
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The Bruce MacLeod Quartet is: Bruce Macleod (guitar), Ken Cook (piano), Doug Miller (bass), and Jimmy Hobson (drums).

"Early Work" consists of instrumental Jazz pieces I composed during the late 1980’s. I have performed them live, and recorded them in a variety of settings over the years. I’m pleased to present the tunes again, reimagined, and performed by a new band of top-flight Jazz musicians. I wanted to put my favorite early compositions in …
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Parade

by Bruce MacLeod

Released 2004
Parhelion Records
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Released 2004
Parhelion Records
Bruce MacLeod (Guitar), Joe Heinemann (Keyboards), Jimmy Hobson (Drums), Victor Little (Bass).
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Bluesy, deep groove New Orleans Jazz rhythms, and virtuoso improvisation, featuring eight original compositions by guitarist Bruce Macleod and one piece by keyboardist Joe Heinemann.

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