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Sunday, September 15, 2013

Benny Carter / 3-4-5 The Verve Small Group Sessions

This is probably the best that small group swing ever gets, with Carter (as) and people like Teddy Wilson on piano and Jo Jones on drums. Benny Carter plays beautifully, fluently, throughout, even on the kitschy "The Birth of the Blues."

1 comment:

Vance Maverick said...

This is just to say that I appreciate these. Your canon is not my canon (what, no "Conference of the Birds"?) but it's good to see these plainly listed.