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domingo, 21 de mayo de 2017

Toots Thielemans & Svend Asmussen ‎• Toots & Svend



Review by Scott Yanow
The great harmonica player Toots Thielemans teams up on this 1972 date with the talented veteran swing violinist Svend Asmussen but the results are less interesting than one might hope. Backed by a rather anonymous-sounding rhythm section comprised of Kjell Ohman's organ and electric piano, electric bassist Stefan Brolund and/or acoustic bassist Red Mitchell and drummer Ed Thigpen, Svend and Toots play fine but the material is rather erratic. Perhaps Thielemans had been in the studios too long at this point, but the somewhat commercial A&M LP (which was originally released in Europe on Sonet) is generally quite forgettable. Any album featuring a song titled "Mr. Nashville" can be considered ominous.




Pistas
A1 - Sophisticated Lady
A2 - Mr. Nashville
A3 - Who Can Sail Without Wind?
A4 - Yesterday And Today
B1 - The Spirit Feel
B2 - Denise
B3 - Blues On Blues

Créditos:
    Bass – Red Mitchell (tracks: A1 to A4, B2)
    Drums, Tambourine – Ed Thigpen
    Electric Bass – Stefan Brolund (tracks: A2, A4, B1, B3)
    Organ, Electric Piano – Kjell Öhman
    Guitar, Harmonica, Whistling – Toots Thielemans
    Violin, Viola, Cello – Svend Asmussen


Recording Date: November 22, 1972 - November 23, 1972
Sello: Sonet ‎– 2221799, PGP RTB ‎– 2221799
Fecha: Jul 1983
Género: Jazz

Styles:
Bop
Contemporary Jazz
Mainstream Jazz
Brazilian Jazz
Latin Jazz
World Fusion





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