Concierto

COMPOSERS: Various
LABELS: Sony Jazz
ALBUM TITLE: Jim Hall
PERFORMER: Jim Hall (g), Chet Baker (t), Paul Desmond (as), Roland Hanna (p), Ron Carter (b), Steve Gadd (d)
CATALOGUE NO: 5060252

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Distilled, cool swinging jazz, with a spare recasting of Rodrigo’s Concierto de Aranjuez as Hall’s centrepiece, this was first dispensed in 1975. Desmond might have described it as the sound of a round of dry martinis. Superb. GB