Contrasts

Contrasts

by Bucky Pizzarelli

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Overview

Contrasts

Father and son duos are relatively rare in jazz but there's no generation gap apparent between Bucky and John Pizzarelli. The two have made a number of strong LPs and CDs together (and individually as well), although it is tough to lavish sufficient praise on this duo-guitar date, played primarily on seven-string electric guitars. Each man adapts equally well, whether in the lead, providing rhythmic support for the other, or matching his partner's lyricism while playing the head of a song. An invigorating "Three Little Words" introduces the two masterful guitarists with a flourish, followed by a lightly swinging take of "Jersey Bounce," the bluesy "Two Funky People," and the strutting acoustic duet "Test Pilot." Bucky is featured on two unaccompanied miniatures, "My Romance" and the rarely heard "For Whom the Bell Tolls." Very highly recommended.

Product Details

Release Date: 02/09/1999
Label: Arbors Records
UPC: 0780941120929
catalogNumber: 19209
Rank: 92935

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Bucky Pizzarelli   Primary Artist,Acoustic Guitar,Electric Guitar,Guitar (7 String Electric)
John Pizzarelli   Acoustic Guitar,Electric Guitar,Track Performer,Guitar (7 String Electric)

Technical Credits

Tony Mottola   Liner Notes
Doug Pomeroy   Engineer
Alan Nahigian   Cover Composition,Photo Composites
Willard Robison   Composer
Mat Domber   Producer
Rachel Domber   Producer
Ray Mayer   Composer
Vic DeRobertis   Artwork
Robert Wright   Composer
Matthew Domber   Producer

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