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Joshua Breakstone – The Cello Quartet – 88 – Capri

Joshua Breakstone – The Cello Quartet – 88 – Capri

Joshua Breakstone – The Cello Quartet – 88 – Capri 71444-2, 64:31 ****: Strong playing from a band immersed in a bop-inspired songbook. (Joshua Breakstone – guitar; Lisle Atkinson – bass; Andy Watson – drums; Mike Richmond – cello ) Joshua Breakstone is an intriguing guitarist of prolific dexterity in the manner of Wes Montgomery. […]

Harry “Sweets” Edison – Sweetenings – Roulette (1958) /Pure Pleasure – vinyl

Harry “Sweets” Edison – Sweetenings – Roulette (1958) /Pure Pleasure – vinyl

Harry “Sweets” Edison – Sweetenings – Roulette SR 52023 (1958)/Pure Pleasure PPAN R52023 (2015), 32:46 mono vinyl ****: (Harry “Sweets” Edison – trumpet; Jimmy Forrest – tenor saxophone; Jimmy Jones – piano; Kenny Drew – piano; Joe Benjamin – doublebass; Charlie Persip – drums) Harry “Sweets” Edison enjoyed three careers. He came to initial prominence […]

Houston Person – Something Personal – HighNote

Houston Person – Something Personal – HighNote

Houston Person – Something Personal – HighNote HCD7282, 63:16 ****: Stylishness and lyricism succeed in a mainstream scene. (Houston Person – tenor saxophone; Steve Nelson – vibraphone; John di Martino – piano; James Chirillo – guitar tracks 2,4,5,6; Ray Drummond – bass; Lewis Nash – drums) In the King James version of the Bible, Matthew […]