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Lovely jazz, shame about the lack of sleeve-notes
on 6 January 2011
For once, the word 'essential' is richly deserved. This 60 track collection is required listening for any jazzie who - up to now, for reasons of musical illiteracy or possibly because the LPs are now unplayable - don't yet possess it.
Just as well most of us already know that the musicians are Joe Morello (drums), Paul Desomond (sax), Dave Brubeck (pno), and - wosisname, bass. Because the sleeve notes don't tell you that. Nor is there any indication of recording dates and timings on the track-listing. Poor show.
Otherwise, the buy of the year.