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Kenny Burrell : Blue Lights, Volume Two


The Majority of the musicians presented here have recorded previously for Blue Note.  I think that the quality of these sets is above that of the average jamming session.  Great solos are also contained in these sets.

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The material consists of basic originals and standards and has excellent playing all around; six of the nine tunes are over nine minutes long. At that point in time, Cook and Brooks had similar sounds, but, fortunately, the soloists are identified in the liner notes for each song. The solo star is often trumpeter Louis Smith, who fell into obscurity after a few notable appearances on Blue Note during the period (including his own brilliant date, Here Comes Louis Smith). He was one of the finest of the Clifford Brown-influenced players of the period and deserves much greater recognition. This is a recommended reissue for hard bop collectors.

1. Rock Salt
2. The Man I Love
3. Chuckin’
4. Phinupi


Additional information

Weight 0.550 kg
Dimensions 32.0 × 32.0 × 2.0 cm