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4.0 out of 5 stars Ultimate George Shearing
After many years leading a quintet live and recorded on the MGM label,
Shearing moved to Capitol where he was featured in a wide range of settings from solo pianist to featured soloist with big bands. This compilation by EMI covers a good deal of the Capitol period and shows his great versatility and hus ability to swing no matter what the circumstances. Unless...
Published on 6 April 2009 by George Hulme

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3.0 out of 5 stars Shearing's Elevator Album
Jazz critic Nat Hentoff once refered to George Shearing's music as dreary. I thought that unfair,but,some of his stuff can be rather commercially bland as in this album. Too bad, because Shearing can be wonderful. Just not here I'm afraid.
Published on 5 Aug. 2010 by bebop


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4.0 out of 5 stars Ultimate George Shearing, 6 April 2009
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After many years leading a quintet live and recorded on the MGM label,
Shearing moved to Capitol where he was featured in a wide range of settings from solo pianist to featured soloist with big bands. This compilation by EMI covers a good deal of the Capitol period and shows his great versatility and hus ability to swing no matter what the circumstances. Unless you already have the CDs of Shearing on Capitol, you will find this CD both rewarding and a good introduction to the work of this superb pianist.
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5 of 8 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Shearing's Elevator Album, 5 Aug. 2010
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Jazz critic Nat Hentoff once refered to George Shearing's music as dreary. I thought that unfair,but,some of his stuff can be rather commercially bland as in this album. Too bad, because Shearing can be wonderful. Just not here I'm afraid.
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5.0 out of 5 stars excellent, 27 Nov. 2013
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i brought this for my aunt who loves it. she didn't think it possible to get! it arrived in very good time and in perfect condition.
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