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Swing Low, Sweet Cadillac

LP (Item 6486) Impulse, 1967 — Condition: Used
Gatefold
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4.50 5

A brilliant album of Latiny grooves from Diz! The record takes off from the soulful/modal mood of the early 60s groups with Lalo Schifrin and Kenny Barron – and features a young Mike Longo crafting some fantastic lines on piano, stretched out over tight rhythms on electric bass and drums, with Dizzy soloing on trumpet, and James Moody adding in washes of color and emotion on alto, tenor, and flute. The best tracks are long groovers that really show the group stretching out – especially on the album's 16 minute reading of Dizzy's classic "Kush", the title track "Swing Low Sweet Chariot", and a great version of "Mas Que Nada"! (Rainbow label pressing. Cover has light wear and a few stains, with some splitting along the spine inside the gatefold.)  © 1996-2014, Dusty Groove, Inc.


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