The Washington Guitar Quintet

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All Music Guide - Ron Wynn
Romanticism, Afro-Latin voicings and classical stylings are the three primary components of Charlie Byrd's most recent release. It blends his playing with that of Carlos Barbosa-Lima, Jeffrey Meyerriecks, Myrna Sislen and Larry Snitzler, and the quintet members expertly complement and contrast each other on a program of American popular standards, compositions by Vivaldi, Mozart, Antonio Carlos Jobim and three superb interpretations of the Bix Beiderbecke masterpieces "In A Mist," "Candlelights" and "In The Dark." It's more structured than improvisatory, but the playing is so compelling and exquisite that it should appeal to both guitar ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Ron Wynn
Romanticism, Afro-Latin voicings and classical stylings are the three primary components of Charlie Byrd's most recent release. It blends his playing with that of Carlos Barbosa-Lima, Jeffrey Meyerriecks, Myrna Sislen and Larry Snitzler, and the quintet members expertly complement and contrast each other on a program of American popular standards, compositions by Vivaldi, Mozart, Antonio Carlos Jobim and three superb interpretations of the Bix Beiderbecke masterpieces "In A Mist," "Candlelights" and "In The Dark." It's more structured than improvisatory, but the playing is so compelling and exquisite that it should appeal to both guitar lovers and music fans generally.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/9/1992
  • Label: Concord Records
  • UPC: 013431201427
  • Catalog Number: 42014
  • Sales rank: 163,454

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Sarambeque (2:31)
  2. 2 Espanoleta de Camara (3:31)
  3. 3 Django (4:56)
  4. 4 Swing '39 (2:51)
  5. 5 Derradeira Primavera (2:07)
  6. 6 Correnteza (2:31)
  7. 7 Tears (3:25)
  8. 8 El Noy de la Mare (5:18)
  9. 9 Nuages (3:28)
  10. 10 Concierto de Aranjuez/Spain (4:44)
  11. 11 Ashokan Farewell (3:26)
  12. 12 Easy to Love (4:36)
  13. 13 I'm a Stranger Here with Myself (5:39)
  14. 14 Speak Low (4:50)
  15. 15 Cavatina (4:15)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Charlie Byrd Primary Artist, Guitar
Howard Alden Guitar
Carlos Barbosa-Lima Guitar
Ken Peplowski Clarinet
Joe Byrd Bass
Jeffrey Meyerriecks Guitar
Chuck Redd Drums
Myrna Sislen Guitar
Larry Snitzler Guitar
Technical Credits
Howard Alden Contributor
Laurindo Almeida Arranger
Carlos Barbosa-Lima Arranger, Producer, Contributor
Charlie Byrd Arranger
St├ęphane Grappelli Composer
Django Reinhardt Composer
Joe Byrd Contributor
John Burk Producer
Phil Edwards Remixing
George Horn Mastering
Carl Jefferson Producer
Jeffrey Meyerriecks Arranger, Contributor
Chuck Redd Contributor
Myrna Sislen Contributor
Larry Snitzler Arranger, Contributor
Ed Trabanco Engineer
Bob Yesbek Engineer
Kent Judkins Art Direction
Ed Travanco Engineer
Tana Powell Illustrations
Jim Ferguson Liner Notes
Tom Donatelli Engineer
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