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Record Release of Rags and Roots!

The first review is in: CD Review: http://www.midwestrecord.com/MWR1210.html CHRIS WASHBURNE/Rags & Roots: The bone man blows your mind as he blows your ears open by surrounding himself with a killer array of modern jazzbos who all pull in the same … Continue reading

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Honored to received such a great review from Gary Walker at WBGO – a true hero and champion of jazz! http://www.wbgo.org/radar/chris-washburne-syotos-low-ridin

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Honored to be featured on the Columbia U homepage! http://news.columbia.edu/oncampus/3709

Honored to be featured on the Columbia U homepage! http://news.columbia.edu/oncampus/3709

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SYOTOS on NPR

SYOTOS’ “Stairway to Heaven” featured on NPR.com and review by Felix Contreras http://www.npr.org/2015/04/20/400110201/chris-washburne-and-the-syotos-band-stairway-to-heaven This crazy, clever cover medley spans an entire musical universe, as it superimposes one of Duke Ellington’s sacred works (1968’s “Heaven”) over Led Zeppelin’s 1971 rock classic … Continue reading

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Great Review

New fabulous review from Raul da Gama on http://jazzdagama.com/reviews/cds/chris-washburne-the-syotos-band-low-ridin/ This has to be the most hip album since “Low Ridin’” was first invented in the 50’s hydraulics and all. The fact that it has a Latin tinge adds to the mystique. … Continue reading

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New Review Audiation

New Review of Low Ridin’ By audiationmagazine, Apr 8 2015 10:36AM “A creative clash of rhythmic jazz and a fast-pass rock style attitude.” Featured on page 13 Issue AM012 – READ.

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Another stellar review! CD Review:  http://michaelsmusiclog.blogspot.com/…/chris-washburne-syot… By michael doherty Chris Washburne & The SYOTOS Band: “Low Ridin’” (2015) CD Review Jazz musicians have always done interesting covers of more mainstream material, making us look at pop songs from a different perspective … Continue reading

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First Reviews in!

First Reviews of Low Ridin’  In!!! CD Review: http://www.midwestrecord.com/MWR933.html CHRIS WASHBURNE & the SYOTOS Band/Low Ridin’:  A quartet of a century ago, a kid from rural Ohio gets bitten by the Latin music bug and here we are now with his … Continue reading

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“Low Ridin” The SYOTOS new release on ZOHO Records available in April 2015!

“Low Ridin” The SYOTOS new release on ZOHO Records available in April 2015!

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Chris Washburne and SYOTOS will present a sneak preview of their forthcoming release (due out in April!) at Winterfest in NYC. Stay tuned for the schedule. We will be playing what we call “Acid Mambo!” Think Zeppelin, the Doors, Neil Young, and Lou Reed meet Tito Puente! Afro Latin jazz on a psychedelic trip!

Chris Washburne and SYOTOS will present a sneak preview of their forthcoming release (due out in April!) at Winterfest in NYC.  Stay tuned for the schedule. We will be playing what we call “Acid Mambo!”  Think Zeppelin, the Doors, Neil … Continue reading

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