Jazz in the Afternoon

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All Music Guide - John Bush
Recorded at a special afternoon series sponsored by Chemekata College in Oregon, Jazz in the Afternoon is a trio date, with Williams joined by Dave Captein on bass and Mel Brown on drums. The recording is surprisingly dense however, with Williams spraying notes all over on her solo for the Monk tune "Green Chimneys" which opens the set. Captein and Brown both sound enthused by the sprightly playing and keep up the pace admirably. Williams changes directions often, moving with a smooth grace from the stately "Light Blue" another Monk piece to a barreling "Straight, No Chaser" ditto, obviously to Gershwin's playful "Swanee." Her playing never falters throughout the 70-minute ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - John Bush
Recorded at a special afternoon series sponsored by Chemekata College in Oregon, Jazz in the Afternoon is a trio date, with Williams joined by Dave Captein on bass and Mel Brown on drums. The recording is surprisingly dense however, with Williams spraying notes all over on her solo for the Monk tune "Green Chimneys" which opens the set. Captein and Brown both sound enthused by the sprightly playing and keep up the pace admirably. Williams changes directions often, moving with a smooth grace from the stately "Light Blue" another Monk piece to a barreling "Straight, No Chaser" ditto, obviously to Gershwin's playful "Swanee." Her playing never falters throughout the 70-minute recording. Though Williams recorded several excellent live albums, Jazz in the Afternoon is another great addition to her discography.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/25/2000
  • Label: Candid Records
  • UPC: 708857975020
  • Catalog Number: 79750
  • Sales rank: 145,050

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Green Chimneys (6:50)
  2. 2 I Remember Dexter (7:15)
  3. 3 Light Blue (4:55)
  4. 4 Straight, No Chaser (13:16)
  5. 5 Swanee (6:18)
  6. 6 I'm Confessin' (That I Love You) (7:07)
  7. 7 Basic Blue (7:31)
  8. 8 Evidence (8:08)
  9. 9 Dirty Dog Blues (8:52)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Jessica Williams Primary Artist, Primary Artist
Technical Credits
Jessica Williams Producer, Liner Notes
Alan Bates Producer
Steve Finch Engineer, Engineering
Reiner Gembalczyk Mastering
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