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Too Close For Comfort - Scott LaFaro - The Alchemy Of Scott LaFaro (CD)

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  1. Too Close For Comfort (From "Mr. Wonderful") Too Close For Comfort (From "Mr. Wonderful") not the least of which is some great bass playing by the underrecorded Scott LaFaro. Whether it's the engineering or Scott's playing, he doesn't provide much of a bottom for the band, but his playing is nonetheless simply amazing. So to find this /5(10).

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  2. As an example of big band West Coast jazz mixing show tunes with standards, these hugely entertaining tracks are about as good as the genre gets. Superb arrangements and cast of brilliant soloists including Art Pepper, Jimmy Giuffre, Mel Lewis and Scott LaFaro,makes for a lively and finger poppin' swinging time for us listeners/5(8).

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  3. The earliest version of "Straight Life" is here, as is his early fascination with Latin music in a nice version of "Tin Tin Deo," with bassist Scott LaFaro. For the most part, however, these collections on Giants of Jazz offer nothing that serious fans of an artist don't already have somewhere, and serve a somewhat less proper introduction.

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  4. Roy also has visited Barrie Kolstein's shop, Baldwin, NY (on Long Island) to play the LaFaro-Prescott bass which Barrie repaired over a decade ago. Here's a snapshot of Roy in Barrie Kolstein's shop with Scott's bass: TOC. The Stan Kenton Orchestra in Concert. [Compact Disc] Burbank, CA: .

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  5. Mar 22,  · From breakneck performances with totally stunning virtuosity ("The Alchemy of Scott LaFaro" featuring the bassist and drummer Ed Blackwell in stunning fashion beneath a furious solo from Coleman) to balladry (the beautiful "Just For You", later rerecorded on "Love Call" and featuring some of Coleman's trademark humanistic cries) to just /5(9).

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  6. 2. Too Close For Comfort 3. Long Ago Far Away 4. Begin The Beguine 5. I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me 6. Webb City 7. Summertime 8. Fascinating Rhythm 9. Body And Soul Without A Song The Breeze And I Surf Ride. Art PEPPER alto sax Carl PERKINS piano Ben TUCKER base Chuck FLORES drums. April

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  7. Jun 01,  · Was just reading Bill Charlap's blindfold test at Ted Panken's blog and Herbie's Too Close For Comfort was in the queue. Here's Charlap's comments about it: "2. Herbie Nichols, “Too Close For Comfort” (from LOVE, GLOOM, CASH, LOVE, Bethlehem, /) – (5 stars) – (George Duvivier, bass; Dannie Richmond, drums).

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  8. Oct 09,  · "All Night Session" (volume 1) is there, as well as several more albums with Red Mitchell. Scott Lafaro is on the "For Real" album. Spiral Frog is totally legit and free. The catch is that all downloads are copy protected and only play with Windows Media Player - .

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