Tuesdays in Chinatown


From his opening sighs on the title track to his falsetto swoops on Milton Nascimento’s ”Saidas e Bandeiras,” from his articulate scat on Bix Beiderbecke’s ”In a Mist” to his bent notes on ”Feelin’ Lowdown,” Bey flashes rare technical and emotional range — not to mention perfect breath support. These 10 tracks adorn his idiosyncratic piano style with tasteful contributions from elite players. One of jazz’s best-kept secrets, Bey should be among its best-known singer-pianists.

Tuesdays in Chinatown
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