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Horace Silver: "Jazz Has a Sense Of Humor"
Verve/Impulse! (GRP): IMPD 293 Total Time: 47:35 "The Hardbop Grandpop" returned to the quintet format after some 25 y…
Guitarist Steve Laury established quite a name for himself playing (and as a songwriter) for Fattburger in the mid-to-late 80's. Following fournational solo releases, Steve…
What a goldmine of wonderful music! I had three of the original LPs recorded by this group, but frankly, it had been so long since I had played them I had forgotten just ho…
This is a smashing CD by the latest edition of the Four Freshmen, one of the most enduring and beloved jazz vocal and instrumental groups in the last half of this century. …
23.08.1999

Spicy by Richard

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This double album CD reissue originally taken from "Living Soul" and "Spicy" (1966) reflects a more commercial side of organist master Holmes. At this point he recorded pop…
This CD is just not for nostalgic Four Freshmen Fans... butmuch much more. Yes, you will still hear THE UNIQUE SOUND thatinfluenced almost all vocal jazz groups of the past…
I have followed Mr Hassell's work with excitement since 'way back in the days of "Earthquake Island" (on Tomato Records). This is his first album on which he plays other co…
Wow, wow, wow. Here is a group that I listened to in high school and they are better today than back then in the 50's. The old adage, "the older I get, the better I was" do…
These guys (not the same four of course) have been playing and singing jazz oriented standards for over 50 years now and their latest album on Pat Boone's The Gold Label sh…
I was really shocked when I listened to how well Michael Thomas' CD was done. After all, this guy is a local artist in Kentucky. He also is very young, I think twenty. He h…