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When There Is Love

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When There Is Love

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Hank Jones, Abbey Lincoln
Producers:
Verve
genre:
Jazz

We gave it an A

Recorded in Paris by a pair of American jazz veterans, When There Is Love (Verve) full of love songs is so intoxicatingly bittersweet that it could have passed import standards as a Bordeaux. Singer Lincoln is the hip embodiment of mature sexual intelligence, while pianist Jones is the living master of sly musical suggestion. They’re like Simone Signoret and Yves Montand, only with as much cynicism as savoir faire. A