CAT # 83459-25
DISC ONE 1. Milestones 5:45 2. Bass Face 7:42 3. In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning 4:56 4. Tin Tin Deo 10:12 5. CRS - CRAFT 8:37 6. Taking a Chance on Love 8:50 7. Remember 7:44 8. Makin' Whoopee 7:36 9. Phineas Can Be 6:36 DISC TWO 1. Two RBs 6:04 2. The Thumb 4:01 3. Dejection Blues 6:00 4. Seven Steps To Heaven 4:07 5. My Romance 5:00 6. In a Sentimental Mood 6:46 7. Samba de Orfeu 4:48 8. Stella By Starlight 7:12 9. No Greater Love 5:37 10. Things Ain't What They Used To Be 9:00 11. Cotton Tail 4:16 DISC THREE 1. Freddie Freeloader 7:06 2. En Estate 7:28 3. You're My Everything 4:28 4. But Not For Me 9:41 5. Bye, Bye Blackbird 10:35 6. If You Only Knew 13:21 7. Whirlybird 3:42
This is the sixth set in a Telarc series that pays homage to the legends of jazz, with three complete, unforgettable CDs by Ray Brown and some of the world's most in-demand jazz musicians, offered in a specially-designed, specially-priced package. Included are:
Bassface: Ray Brown Trio Live at Kuumbwa, with Ray joined by Benny Green on piano and Jeff Hamilton on drums, radiating worlds of history and joie de vivre.
Seven Steps to Heaven: Ray Brown Trio with Ulf Wakenius in a set that combines mostly old favorites and a couple of Ray's originals, this album is all about "the groove." The amazing Ulf Wakenius is featured on guitar, along with Benny Green on piano and Gregory Hutchinson on drums Live at Scullers: Ray Brown Trio
Benny Green and Gregory Hutchinson once again team up with Ray in a rare live session at the famed Scullers nightclub in Boston. Ray's masterful arrangements of all-time classics include "Freddie the Freeloader," "Bye, Bye, Blackbird" and "If You Only Knew."
"If You Only Knew" unfolds into a veritable tour-de-force so musical as to merit required-listening status."
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