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Lester, Billy Trio, The / Italy 2016
Album:Italy 2016 Collection:Jazz
Artist:Lester, Billy Trio, The Added:11/2017
Label:Usr 

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Add Date:2017-12-03 Pull Date:2018-02-04 Charts:Jazz

Album Review
Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2017-11-29 
Reviewed: 2017-11-29
Genre: Jazz
FCCs: none
Review: superb versatile & creative pianist and his solid trio perform a rewarding and mesmerizing set of original compositions. Every track is stellar. I have only indicated the highlights for me
If You Like: Bud Powell, Oscar Peterson, Bill Evans
Track Review (favorites denoted by *):
*1/ An Evening With Friends (8:57) - piano starts> uptempo swinging jam> piano solo> bass solo> drums interplay back & forth with piano> quick stop
*2/ Yeah Man! (9:25) - piano starts> uptempo jam> piano solo> jam> bass solo> drums interplay back & forth with piano> uptempo jam> quick stiop
3/ To Julia (11:59) - piano starts> midtempo jam with short flurries of notes> bass solo> midtempo jam> quick fade
*4/ Pop Pop Ttrain (8:18) - piano starts> fast tempo jam> piano solo> drum solo> fast jam> quick stop
5/ Consolidation (7:04) - piano starts> midtempo bounce> piano solo> bass solo> jam> quick fade
*6/ Omens 98:07) - piano starts> uptempo jam> piano solo> bass solo> uptempo jam with drum flurries> uptempo jam> quick stop

Track Listing
1.An Evening With Friends 4.Pop Pop Train
2.Yeah Man! 5.Consolidation
3.To Julia 6.Omens