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Review by Scott Yanow This Yazoo LP has many rather rare acoustic guitar performances. Carl Kress, a great chordal player, is heard on ten duets with fellow guitarist Tony Mottola in 1941, a couple of hot numbers with Dick McDonough (1934’s “Danzon” and “I’ve Got a Feeling You’re Fooling” from 1936) and two 1939 solos. In addition the seven-string guitar ...

Biography A reliable cool-toned guitarist who was on many sessions through the years despite never becoming a household name, Mundell Lowe picked up early experience during 1936-1940 playing Dixieland in New Orleans and country music in Nashville. He toured with Jan Savitt (1942), Ray McKinley (1945-1947), Mary Lou Williams (1947-1949), Red Norvo, and Ellis Larkins. In 1950, he became a ...

Moonlight in Vermont is a 1956 album by jazz guitarist Johnny Smith, featuring tenor saxophonist Stan Getz. Titled for Smith’s breakthrough hit song, it was the No.1 Jazz Album for 1956. It was popularly and critically well received and has come to be regarded as an important album in Smith’s discography, in the cool jazz genre and in the evolution of jazz guitar. Notable songs on the album, ...

Scale, arpeggi, armonizzazioni, analisi di standard jazz, frasi e assoli completi, progressioni armoniche, chord voicings: un manuale onnicomprensivo, con spartiti e tab, scritto e da Alessio Menconi, docente e chitarrista di fama internazionale, in collaborazione con Andrea Golembiewski e Luca Urso. Oltre duecento pagine per una formazione completa da chitarrista jazz; un libro che può interessare a chiunque voglia approfondire ...

Review by Michael G. Nastos As a trio, this edition of guitarist Grant Green’s many ensembles has to rank with the best he had ever fronted. Recorded on April Fool’s Day of 1961, the band and music are no joke, as bassist Ben Tucker and drummer Dave Bailey understand in the most innate sense how to support Green, lay back ...

Review by Scott Yanow This is very much a chamber jazz set. Mundell Lowe plays “Our Waltz” as an unaccompanied guitar solo and his trio with bassist Trigger Alpert and drummer Ed Shaughnessy is joined by either Al Klink or Phil Bodner on various woodwinds during seven of the 11 other selections. The bass clarinet, flute, oboe, and English horn ...

    Tracklist A1 Stompin’ At The Savoy 4:04 A2 Things Ain’t What They Used To Be 4:44 A3 This Is Always 2:49 A4 Thanks For The Memory 5:15 A5 Tangerine 3:56 B1 Stella By Starlight 3:10 B2 9:20 Special 5:42 B3 Deep In A Dream 4:31 B4 Look For The Silver Lining 3:14 B5 Seven Come Eleven 3:55 Credits ...

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