Nice Work

COMPOSERS: Various
LABELS: Vanguard
PERFORMER: Vic Dickenson (tb), Ed Hall (cl), Charles Thompson (p), Jo Jones (d), etc
CATALOGUE NO: VCD 79610-2

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Dickenson, conscious of a limit to his art, continued to love his style in humility rather than trying to keep in step with the zealous reformers. Away from the cutting edge, this sensible, shrewdly lyrical jazz contained a worldly-wise maturity and craftsmanship only time and experience bring. SN