PERFORMER: Nick Weldon (p), Paul Clarvis (d), Andrew Cleyndert (b)
CATALOGUE NO: 003 CD
Live at the Albert has Nick Weldon with his regular trio, recorded in a live performance at the Albert Inn, Bristol, on 16 May 1999. The three men have been accomplices in the art of music-making for some years now and their rapport, exuberance and uninhibited swing are thrilling.
Here they stretch out in five superlative performances of standards: Rodgers & Hart’s ‘Falling in Love with Love’, Walker/Arnold’s ecstatic gospel piece ‘You Don’t Know Me’, Hampton Hawes’s lovely waltz ‘Sonora’, ‘You Don’t Know What Love Is’ and ‘Love for Sale’. Weldon and the trio are brilliantly inventive; the audience is enthralled.