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Beauty Secrets

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Beauty Secrets

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Kenny Werner
genre:
Jazz

We gave it an A-

A successful Kenny Werner primer such as Beauty Secrets is necessarily diverse: The pianist shines in trio format, in duets with saxist Joe Lovano and with violinist Mark Feldman, and in a quintet with fledgling players. And on a disarming ”Send in the Clowns,” Betty Buckley’s lustrous vocal contrasts beautifully with Werner’s wanderings. A powerful statement from one of jazz’s best-kept secrets. A-