Self-Portrait in Swing

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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Throughout his series of recordings for Contemporary, Joshua Breakstone consistently showed that he was one of the top bop-based guitarists to emerge in the 1980's, playing in the tradition of Charlie Christian, Tal Farlow, Barney Kessel, Herb Ellis and Kenny Burrell. On this set he is matched with pianist Kenny Barron, bassist Dennis Irwin and drummer Kenny Washington. "Self-Portrait In Swing" a line based on "Just One Of Those Things", "Will You Still Be Mine" and "Some Enchanted Evening" cook at very fast tempoes, "Count Your Blessings" is a ballad feature for the guitarist and the last two songs "If Ever I Would Leave You" and "Don't Take Your Love From Me" are ...
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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Throughout his series of recordings for Contemporary, Joshua Breakstone consistently showed that he was one of the top bop-based guitarists to emerge in the 1980's, playing in the tradition of Charlie Christian, Tal Farlow, Barney Kessel, Herb Ellis and Kenny Burrell. On this set he is matched with pianist Kenny Barron, bassist Dennis Irwin and drummer Kenny Washington. "Self-Portrait In Swing" a line based on "Just One Of Those Things", "Will You Still Be Mine" and "Some Enchanted Evening" cook at very fast tempoes, "Count Your Blessings" is a ballad feature for the guitarist and the last two songs "If Ever I Would Leave You" and "Don't Take Your Love From Me" are somewhere in between. Breakstone who tosses in the oddest song quotes at times sounds relaxed at each of the tempoes, the rhythm section is beyond criticism and the release overall is a flawless bop date.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/8/1991
  • Label: Contemporary
  • UPC: 025218145022
  • Catalog Number: 14050

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Self Portrait In Swing - Joshua Breakstone Quartet (7:09)
  2. 2 Count Your Blessings (Instead of Sheep) - Joshua Breakstone Quartet (8:42)
  3. 3 Will You Still Be Mine? - Joshua Breakstone Quartet (5:10)
  4. 4 Salisway - Joshua Breakstone Quartet (5:09)
  5. 5 Some Enchanted Evening - Joshua Breakstone Quartet (7:14)
  6. 6 If Ever I Would Leave You - Joshua Breakstone Quartet (10:16)
  7. 7 Don't Take Your Love from Me - Joshua Breakstone Quartet (6:18)
  8. 8 Personality - Joshua Breakstone Quartet (7:08)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Joshua Breakstone Primary Artist, Guitar, Track Performer
Dennis Irwin Bass
Kenny Washington Drums
Kenny Barron Guitar, Piano
Joshua Breakstone Quartet Track Performer
Technical Credits
Joshua Breakstone Producer
Dennis Irwin Contributor
Rudy Van Gelder Engineer
George Horn Mastering
Bill Milkowski Liner Notes
Phil Carroll Artwork
Deborah Bates Cover Design
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