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Old Flames

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Old Flames

type:
Book
Current Status:
In Season
author:
John Lawton
genre:
Fiction

We gave it an A

Old Flames, a nearly all-ballads set from the foremost living improviser balances both strength and sensitivity and provides the tenor saxophonist with the most thoughtful accompaniment he’s had on record in years. Savor pianist Tommy Flanagan’s eloquence on ”I See Your Face & Before Me,” taken at an exquisitely languid and wholly appropriate tempo, and Jimmy Heath’s brass choir on ”Prelude to a Kiss.” A