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All Music Guide - Matt Collar
This Kenny Burrell compilation from 32 Jazz collects some of the guitarist's best work recorded for the Muse label between 1978 and 1983. Perhaps not the Detroit native's most essential period, but a sorely overlooked one that reveals some great moments. Featuring variously Larry Gales, Reggie Johnson, and Rufus Reid on bass with Sherman Ferguson and Ben Riley on drums, the tracks are resolutely stripped back. In fact, the real joy here is that with the intimate trio setting one really gets to hear Burrell attack each song head-on in his own bluesy, minimalist style. Included here is an earthy rendition of "All Blues" that showcases Burrell comping behind his own tasteful ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Matt Collar
This Kenny Burrell compilation from 32 Jazz collects some of the guitarist's best work recorded for the Muse label between 1978 and 1983. Perhaps not the Detroit native's most essential period, but a sorely overlooked one that reveals some great moments. Featuring variously Larry Gales, Reggie Johnson, and Rufus Reid on bass with Sherman Ferguson and Ben Riley on drums, the tracks are resolutely stripped back. In fact, the real joy here is that with the intimate trio setting one really gets to hear Burrell attack each song head-on in his own bluesy, minimalist style. Included here is an earthy rendition of "All Blues" that showcases Burrell comping behind his own tasteful blues choruses and a gorgeous afterglow version of J.J. Johnson's "Lament."
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/6/2003
  • Label: Savoy Jazz
  • UPC: 795041722423
  • Catalog Number: 17224

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 All Blues (10:05)
  2. 2 Groovin' High (3:30)
  3. 3 Lament (6:22)
  4. 4 You and the Night and the Music (4:40)
  5. 5 Pent Up House (5:53)
  6. 6 So Little Time (6:24)
  7. 7 Listen to the Dawn (5:39)
  8. 8 St. Thomas (3:48)
  9. 9 Tenderly (6:04)
  10. 10 In the Still of the Night (10:23)
  11. 11 My One and Only Love (6:18)
  12. 12 In a Mellow Tone (5:30)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Kenny Burrell Primary Artist, Primary Artist, Acoustic Guitar, Guitar, Electric Guitar
Larry Gales Bass, Acoustic Bass
Rufus Reid Bass, Acoustic Bass
Reggie Johnson Bass
Larry Ridley Bass
Ben Riley Drums
Sherman Ferguson Drums
Technical Credits
Dizzy Gillespie Composer
Sonny Rollins Composer
Howard Dietz Composer
Joel Dorn Producer
Helen Keane Producer
Gene Paul Mastering
Cole Porter Composer
Arthur Schwartz Composer
Nancy Dwyer Graphic Design
Page Simon Graphic Design
Lance Goler Producer
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