Street Scene

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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Pianist Larry Vuckovich has recorded in a variety of settings in his career, ranging from swing to music that reflects his roots in Eastern Europe. Street Scene is one of his finest showcases for it puts the focus on Vuckovich's skills on the piano in a trio that on four selections is augmented by one or two Latin percussionists. The Latin pieces, which include "As Time Goes by Mambo" and "Blue Bohemia Suite," are particularly infectious. The trio numbers, which include standards, a few obscurities (including Sonny Clark's "News for Lulu") and some originals by the pianist, are swinging, boppish, and inventive, attached to the tradition but not predictable. With stimulating...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Pianist Larry Vuckovich has recorded in a variety of settings in his career, ranging from swing to music that reflects his roots in Eastern Europe. Street Scene is one of his finest showcases for it puts the focus on Vuckovich's skills on the piano in a trio that on four selections is augmented by one or two Latin percussionists. The Latin pieces, which include "As Time Goes by Mambo" and "Blue Bohemia Suite," are particularly infectious. The trio numbers, which include standards, a few obscurities (including Sonny Clark's "News for Lulu") and some originals by the pianist, are swinging, boppish, and inventive, attached to the tradition but not predictable. With stimulating support from bassist Larry Grenadier and drummer Akira Tana, this is an easily enjoyable and recommended release from one of San Francisco's finest jazz pianists.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/16/2006
  • Label: Tetrachord
  • UPC: 801821906720
  • Catalog Number: 684
  • Sales rank: 146,961

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Larry Vuckovich Primary Artist, Piano, Group Member
Vince Delgado Bongos, Tabla, Track Performer
Larry Grenadier Bass, Acoustic Bass, Group Member
Hector Lugo Conga, Track Performer
Akira Tana Drums, Group Member
Technical Credits
Sonny Clark Composer
Charles McPherson Author
Larry Vuckovich Composer, Producer, Liner Notes, Concept
Harold Arlen Composer
Johnny Burke Composer
Michael Cogan Engineer, Mastering
Hector Lugo co-arranger
Johnny Mercer Composer
James Van Heusen Composer
Spencer Williams Composer
Herb Wong Liner Notes
J. Valentine Composer
M. Davis Composer
Hubert Giraud Composer
A.C. Newman Composer
Sanna Craig Executive Producer
Herman Hupfeld Composer
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