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Great Jazz Piano Of Phineas Newborn Jr

LP (Item 39931) Contemporary, 1962 — Condition: Used
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Wonderfully romping work from Phineas Newborn – and a great showcase for the harder side of his sound on the piano, something that didn't always show up on his RCA albums of the 50s! The style here has plenty of bluesy overtones – not in a cliched soul jazz way, but in an earthy mode that's natural and spontaneous – thanks, possibly, to some excellent rhythm accompaniment from the team of Sam Jones and Louis Hayes, who work with Phineas on side two of the record. Side one features Leroy Vinnegar and drummer Milt Turner – and titles include the originals "Theme For Basie" and "New Blues" – plus versions of "This Here", "Way Out West", "Four", and Bud Powell's "Celia". (70s pressing. Cover has a stain on the bottom inch, with some flaking on the seam.)  © 1996-2014, Dusty Groove, Inc.


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