|Tom Varner Quartet|
|Studio album by|
|Recorded||August 29, 1980|
|Tom Varner chronology|
Tom Varner Quartet is the debut album by American jazz French horn player and composer Tom Varner recorded in 1980 and released on the Italian Soul Note label.
The Allmusic review by Ron Wynn awarded the album 4½ stars and stated, "Tom Varner turned heads and opened eyes on the jazz scene in the early '80s. There weren't, and still aren't, many French horn players who improvise and play with the facility he demonstrated on this 1980 session".
|The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings|
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