Don’t worry about the details just yet. Just bathe in the sweetly hot sounds of DIANE. It comes into the ear like honey:
Here are the details for those who require them:
The session was recorded on May 9, 2011, at Duisburger Hof, Germany, in a series called Bernd Albani’s JAZZ LIVE — featuring these heroes: Duke Heitger, trumpet, vocal; Dan Barrett, trombone, vocal; Evan Christopher, clarinet, tenor sax, vocal; Bernd Lhotzky, piano; Dave Blenkhorn, guitar; Kerry Lewis, string bass; Jeff Hamilton, drums.
More? You’d like more? I agree wholly, so here’s the WABASH BLUES:
Extraordinary playing from everyone!
And the eternal plaint, BABY, WON’T YOU PLEASE COME HOME? — in a performance that’s full of surprises, and I don’t mean the key change at the end:
“Sweet, soft, plenty rhythm,” said Mister Morton. And he was so right.
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