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1. Thou Swell
2. Most Beautiful Girl in the World
3. Dr. Chu Chow
4. Yesterdays
5. Curved Space
6. It Could Happen to You
7. African Aztec
8. My Foolish Heart
9. Calling Carl
10. I'm Old Fashioned
11. Strike up the Band

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A Mixed Bag 17 Sept. 2011
By Ronald Kenyon - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Audio CD Verified Purchase
I bought this album solely because it is the first in the series of 42 solo piano recitals recorded at the Maybeck Recital Hall in Berkeley, CA between 1989 and 1995. There is no doubt that Joanne Brackeen is a talented and inventive jazz pianist, but I personally found this album unsatisfying. In reality, it's a mixed bag including a number of original and creative interpretations of standards from the jazz canon such as the opener, "Thou Swell," "I'm Old Fashioned" and the surprisingly successful "Strike up the Band," which closes the album. But mixed with the standards are some of Ms. Brackeen's own compositions which--to be frank--leave me cold. I know that many jazz pianists mix "inside and outside" on the same album, but I never find the efforts satisfactory, and this is no exception.

If you're collecting all 42 Maybeck albums; you'll want to get this one, too. But it's my view that most of the others are better than this one. I particularly like and recommend the recitals by Jessica Williams, Stanley Cowell, Cedar Walton, Marian McPartland, the late James William, and the all-Cole Parter recital by Adam Makowicz.
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Jumpin' 2 Nov. 2007
By Alexander Tsesis - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Audio CD
I now have four of the Maybeck recital CDs. And this is an exceptional one. What makes Brackeen stand out is her keen sense of rhythm, which she does a beautiful job counterposing with her right and left hand. She is capable of using big chords for accompaniment with both of her hands. The speed of many of her licks is lightening quick. I got a sense that she prepared extensively for this recital and did a great job selecting and executing the repertoire.
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