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Truly...

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With his third solo album, Truly…, underrated keyboardist Jim Beard further shows that groove-jazz doesn’t have to be inane. Here, Beard mixes warped, catchy tunes with clever arrangements and tasty solos, and caps it all off with a whacked-out epic, ”Major Darling’s Impossible Halftime Show,” which bows to both Esquivel and Steely Dan. A brainy party favor. A-

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