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There is a refreshing summery spontaneity about this 1967 release, set in motion by the loose-limbed opening title track featuring a scene stealing spoken ad-lib by drummer Billy Higgins, onward through a tumbling run-through of ‘Secret Love’ where Donald Byrd fires scattergun runs during the verses. 71 more words
Holy grail pause, back to good stuff in the more affordable bracket.
Selection 1: I’m so excited by You
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Probably not that well known outside of the jazz world, recording engineer Rudy Van Gelder, who passed away last week, was a crucial figure in the history of the music in that he recorded some of the most important and well known jazz albums at his studio at Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey. 110 more words