Genre: Jazz
Label: Venus

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The Bill Crow Quartet Jazz Anecdotes Single-Layer Stereo Japanese Import SACD

The Bill Crow Quartet

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SKU:
VENSA0168
UPC:
4571292518376
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This Single-Layer SACD can only be played on a Super Audio CD Player!

Bassist Sideman Turns Band Leader In Jazz Import SACD!

Bassist Bill Crow is better-known as being sideman in the band rather than a leader. His dreams definitely came true in this, his second CD for Venus.

Selections are composed of standards, classic jazz compositions, and a pair of originals.

"The buoyant take of Oscar Pettiford's 'Bohemia After Dark' has great solos by each member of the band, while Leggio and Cohn trade tasty licks during 'In a Mellotone.' Crow's arrangement of 'Round Midnight' is played at a brisker than usual tempo with a bossa nova rhythm, while Leggio's mellow tenor sax swings like mad in Lester Young's 'Tickletoe.' 'On the Alamo' is a once-popular tune that has long since fallen out of favor, though the quartet's delightful exploration of this old chestnut works beautifully. 'Mack the Knife' is in danger of overexposure, but this fresh interpretation does not settle for the predictable paths. Crow's composition, 'Jazz Anecdotes,' salutes the spirit of Count Basie's band, while his 'Tarrytown' is a lush ballad showcasing the leader first...the intimate sound of this very well-knit quartet throughout the sessions make this a warmly recommended title for fans of swing, bop, or cool jazz." - Ken Dryden, allmusic.com

Features:
• Super Audio CD
• SACD Stereo SACD Layer
• This Single-Layer SACD can only be played on a Super Audio CD Player! It will NOT play on conventional CD Players!
• Made in Japan

Musicians:
Bill Crow, bass
Carmel Leggio, tenor saxophone
Joe Cohn, guitar
David Jones, drums

Selections:
1. Jazz Anecdotes
2. Bohemia After Dark
3. In A Mellotone
4. Street Of Dreams
5. Tarrytown
6. Lover, Come Back To Me
7. On The Alamo
8. Mack The Knife
9. These Foolish Things
10. 'Round Midnight
11. Speak Low
12. Tickletoe

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