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Poll Winners Ride Again!

LP (Item 372138) Contemporary, 1958 — Condition: Used
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A nice follow-up to the original Poll Winners set on Contemporary – one that features the trio of Barney Kessel, Shelly Manne, and Ray Brown – all working in a relatively relaxed setting, and hitting a vibe that's a bit more easygoing than you'd expect to catch for Contemporary at the time! The groove's surprisingly open and soulful, making the record feel a bit like a Prestige Swingville or Moodsville set – and it's especially nice to hear Kessel in such an unfettered set. Titles include "Foreign Intrigue", "Custard Puff", "Be Deedle Dee Do", "Volare", and "The Merry Go Round Broke Down". (Heavy black label pressing with deep groove. Spine & seams are lined with red tape. Back cover has some pen.)  © 1996-2014, Dusty Groove, Inc.


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