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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Long a major force in the Los Angeles studios as a pianist, arranger, composer, and producer, Mike Melvoin fortunately also finds time to play jazz and make occasional records. You Know was recorded at his home with two greats from Los Angeles: bassist Tony Dumas and drummer Ralph Penland. They explore a variety of standards, including "Blue Skies," a version of "Giant Steps" that hints in spots at "Stompin' at the Savoy," and a sly rendition of "Exactly Like You," plus five Melvoin originals. The music is straight-ahead boppish modern mainstream jazz. An excellent outing.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Long a major force in the Los Angeles studios as a pianist, arranger, composer, and producer, Mike Melvoin fortunately also finds time to play jazz and make occasional records. You Know was recorded at his home with two greats from Los Angeles: bassist Tony Dumas and drummer Ralph Penland. They explore a variety of standards, including "Blue Skies," a version of "Giant Steps" that hints in spots at "Stompin' at the Savoy," and a sly rendition of "Exactly Like You," plus five Melvoin originals. The music is straight-ahead boppish modern mainstream jazz. An excellent outing.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/12/2006
  • Label: CITY LIGHT RECORDS
  • UPC: 607325001127
  • Catalog Number: 11

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Mike Melvoin Primary Artist, Piano
Tony Dumas Bass, Acoustic Bass
Ralph Penland Drums
Technical Credits
Irving Berlin Composer
Jimmy McHugh Composer
Jerome Kern Composer
Sammy Fain Composer
Dorothy Fields Composer
Ira Gershwin Composer
Arthur Hamilton Composer
Irving Kahal Composer
Mike Melvoin Composer, Producer, Liner Notes
Leo Robin Composer
Michael Melvoin Composer
Friedrich Hollaender Composer
Ulysses Noriega Engineer, Mastering
Milo Adamo Composer
David Basse Liner Notes
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