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Review by Scott Yanow This somewhat obscure date by the great jazz harmonica player Toots Thielemans also features the leader playing some fine guitar (most notably on “Lonesome Road”) and taking one of his first whistling solos on “Brother John.” With pianist Ray Bryant, bassist Tom Bryant and drummer Oliver Jackson completing the quartet, Thielemans is in excellent form introducing ...

1 – The Nearness of You2 – In a Sentimental Mood 3 – You Took Advantage of Me 4 – Cool And Easy 5 – Body And Soul 6 – The Cuckoo In the Clock 7 – Tangerine 8 – Early Autumn 9 – Them There Eyes 10 – A Handful Of Stars 11 – Can’t Help Lovin’ Dat Man ...

Review by Scott Yanow Although bassist Ray Drummond is the leader of this trio set, he shares the spotlight quite evenly with pianist Hank Jones and drummer Billy Higgins. Drummond contributed two originals (including a tribute piece to Higgins) but otherwise the repertoire is comprised of jazz standards including “Things Ain’t What They Used to Be,” “Whisper Not,” “Love Walked ...

1) The One I Love 05:59 2) Tea For Two 03:51 3) I’ll Be Around 03:56 4) A Short One For Santa Monica 01:56 5) Blues For Wrva 03:34 6) Green Dolphin Street 05:10 7) Don’t Blame Me 04:38 8) Runnin’ Wild 04:53 Credits: Red Norvo(vib) Hank Jones(p) 1-4 Milt Hinton(b) 1-4 Jo Jones(ds) 1-4 Jimmy Rowles(p) 5–8 Lloyd Ellis(g) ...

Tracks: 01. Peggy’s Blue Skylight 02. Apple Core 03. Lullaby of Birdland 04. Take the ‘A’ Train 05. Midnight Blues 06. The Man I Love 07. Blues for Gates 08. Fatha Meets Gates 09. As Long As We’re Here 10. Fables of Faubus 11. Blues for Gerry Personnel: Lionel Hampton – Vibes Ricky Ford – Tenor Saxophone Dexter Gordon – ...

Percy Heath, Ron Carter,  Hank Jones, Tommy Flanagan,  Ray Barretto,  Jimmy Cobb,  Mel Rhyne , Wes Montgomery … Tracklist: 01. Twisted Blues (5:38) 02. Airegin (4:30) 03. Cotton Tail (3:41) 04. One For My Baby (7:44) 05. I’m Just A Lucky So And So (5:57) 06. Polka Dots And Moonbeams (4:44) 07. Four On Six (6:17) 08. D-Natural Blues (5:25) 09. ...

Editorial Reviews Second installment in this four volume series from the celebrated jazzmen with deep Blues roots, a prolific musical team with exquisite chemistry. Volume Two includes the two complete albums Joe’s Blues and Wings & Things, in which guitarist Grant Green plays with the two masters. Lonehill.

Review by Richard S. Ginell Fresh from the sudden success of Jazz Samba and “Desafinado,” Stan Getz asked the 28-year-old, strikingly gifted Gary McFarland to arrange a bossa nova album for big band as a follow-up. Getz is always his debonair, wistful, freely-floating self, completely at home in the Brazilian idiom that he’d adopted only a few months before. McFarland ...

Hank Jones’s career spanned for over a period of eight decades,in which the veteran jazz pianist worked with virtually every jazz great from Coleman Hawkins to Ella Fitzgerald.Jones also worked as sideman with Charlie Parker,Wes Montgomery,Cannonball Adderley,and Miles Davis just to name a few.From 1948-1953 Jones worked as Ella Fitzgerald’s accompanist,and also worked as the ‘staff’ pianist for CBS from ...

Kenneth Earl Burrell, nació el 31 de Julio de 1931 en una de las grandes localidades del blues en los Estados Unidos: la muy industrial ciudad de Detroit. En su familia todos eran músicos y el ambiente no podía ser más propicio para un joven que pronto se apoderó de la guitarra de su hermano para, con apenas 12 años, ...

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