Hod O’Brien, who left this earthy realm this year, was both taciturn and soft-spoken: I would lean forward to catch a few words. But at the piano keyboard, he was quietly eloquent, offering his own lyrical caress to every song.
Here are a few more performances by Hod and bassist Daryl Johns that I recorded at Mezzrow on March 19, 2016.
ALONG CAME BETTY:
I HEAR A RHAPSODY:
Thank you, Hod, for letting us eavesdrop on your rhapsodies. We miss you.
May your happiness increase!