By Steve Futterman
August 13, 1999 at 04:00 AM EDT

Jazz Has a Sense of Humor

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type
  • Music
Genre
  • Jazz

If a feeling of deja vu permeates Jazz Has a Sense of Humor, more’s the joy. Since no one can write an infectious bop melody, play dancing counterpoint piano lines, or arrange for a swinging quintet with Horace Silver’s panache, a project that recalls the 1950s glory days of this under-celebrated perennial is to be welcomed with open arms. Here’s proof that the father of hard bop is still quite a mother.

Jazz Has a Sense of Humor

type
  • Music
Genre
  • Jazz
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