Blind Date

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All Music Guide - Ken Dryden
Tenor saxophonist Larry Schneider and pianist Andy LaVerne make a great team. Their follow-up date to an earlier duo session for Steeplechase CD Bill Evans Person We Knew adds bassist Mike Richmond and drummer Keith Copeland to create a fiery quartet. LaVerne's "Blind Date" has an infectious hook and will invite obvious comparisons to the classic quartet of John Coltrane. But the heart of the CD is a trio of lush ballads, including "Stardust," "Autumn Leaves," and "Body and Soul," beautifully performed with lyrical treatments. Their buoyant setting of "How My Heart Sings," a favorite of Evans, is first rate, while their hip arrangement of Charles Mingus' "Peggy's Blue ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Ken Dryden
Tenor saxophonist Larry Schneider and pianist Andy LaVerne make a great team. Their follow-up date to an earlier duo session for Steeplechase CD Bill Evans Person We Knew adds bassist Mike Richmond and drummer Keith Copeland to create a fiery quartet. LaVerne's "Blind Date" has an infectious hook and will invite obvious comparisons to the classic quartet of John Coltrane. But the heart of the CD is a trio of lush ballads, including "Stardust," "Autumn Leaves," and "Body and Soul," beautifully performed with lyrical treatments. Their buoyant setting of "How My Heart Sings," a favorite of Evans, is first rate, while their hip arrangement of Charles Mingus' "Peggy's Blue Skylight" is the perfect close to a rewarding release.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 12/1/1995
  • Label: Steeplechase
  • UPC: 716043131723
  • Catalog Number: 31317
  • Sales rank: 202,942

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Blind Date (10:48)
  2. 2 Stardust (9:25)
  3. 3 Autumn Leaves (12:50)
  4. 4 Body and Soul (8:50)
  5. 5 How My Heart Sings (7:52)
  6. 6 Eye Care (9:31)
  7. 7 Peggy's Blue Skylight (8:54)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Larry Schneider Primary Artist, Soprano Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone
Andy LaVerne Piano
Mike Richmond Bass
Keith Copeland Drums
Technical Credits
Jim Anderson Engineer
Mark Gardner Liner Notes
Nils Winther Producer
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