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ALBUM TITLE: Phil Upchurch
PERFORMER: Phil Upchurch (g), David Arnay (p), Kevin Axt (b), Vince Wilburn Jr (d), Mike Smith (perc)
CATALOGUE NO: ECD 22222-2
Nearly everyone has heard Phil Upchurch – yet nobody has heard of him. That’s because he’s a veteran session man. His own thing is what radio station Jazz FM calls ‘smooth, smooth jazz’. But there’s depth and taste here too, especially in the quality of the blue notes delivered. GB