40Twenty in the New York Times

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40Twenty got a great write-up in the New York Times:

The band’s name, 40Twenty, has nothing to do with the John Deere 4020 family-farm tractor, extraordinary long-range vision or the numerical code for smoking marijuana. It’s a Brooklyn jazz group with the trombonist Jacob Garchik, the pianist Jacob Sacks, the bassist Dave Ambrosio and the drummer Vinnie Sperrazza. The name refers to the 40-20 set, a grueling 1950s nightclub-booking practice in which jazz groups played up to five 40-minute sets a night, separated by 20-minute breaks.

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