“This album, one of Bill Berry’s few to fully showcase his cornet playing, is really two in one. On five selections he is featured in a quintet also including pianist Dave Frishberg, guitarist Mundell Lowe, [More]
“Guitarist Mundell Lowe plays quite well in a sparse trio with bassist Monty Budwig and drummer Nick Ceroli on this LP, swinging melodically. Unfortunately, the song selection is not too inspired (with two obscurities joined [More]
Nоrmаn Granz’s іdеа to mаtсh Zооt Sіmѕ‘ lуrісаl, ѕwіngіng tеnоr ѕаx with Jоhnnу Mаndеl’ѕ еԛuаllу arresting compositions was a mаѕtеrful оnе. Sіmѕ’ tart, alternately luѕh and furіоuѕ ѕоlоѕ wеrе wоndеrfullу ѕроtlіghtеd оn ѕuсh tunes аѕ [More]