As a way for musicians to express themselves, the duet can be compelling, also greatly revealing: no place to hide. But with Dan Barrett, trombone, and Joel Forbes, string bass, there’s no reason for concealment.
Here they are, in duet on LULLABY OF THE LEAVES, performed at the much-missed Cleveland Classic Jazz Party on September 16, 2017:
and here is the composer, Bernice Petkere (1901-2000), whose other memorable song is CLOSE YOUR EYES:
May your happiness increase!