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Long Ago and Far Away

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Long Ago and Far Away

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Charlie Watts
Producers:
Virgin
genre:
Jazz

We gave it a B-

Forget what the label says — this is a Bernard Fowler recording. On this ultra-polite recital of classic ballads, vocalist Fowler is in the spotlight, crooning to pleasant, if never electrifying effect. The jazz content of Long Ago and Far Away stays under wraps, as if too much stimulation would sully the proceedings. And it is claimed that the man swishing the brushes ever so wispily over his drum set is Charlie Watts of the Rolling Stones. B-