Talk:Erik Truffaz

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"and as such an Epigone of Miles Davis."

Is this fair to say?
It seems every jazz trumpeter becomes compared to Miles Davis at some point, just as each saxophonist is sooner or later compared to John Coltrane. I find such criticisms tiresome, personally. Truffaz's trumpeting skills are very good and he makes some very avant-garde/fusion compositions. Compared to "smooth jazz" Miles of later years, Erik would seem to have surpassed him already. His album Saloua isn't exactly my cup of tea, but I can dig what he was going for. For a jazz artist of today, Truffaz is maturing with each release. If he would just stop with the vocals on tracks, the music would be much more mainstream jazz. {Mind meal 01:51, 1 January 2007 (UTC)}

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