Vince Guaraldi Trio

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A Boy Named Charlie Brown

  • Release Date: 13 May 2014
  • FAN-35318-02

Most of us recall A Charlie Brown Christmas - the classic animated special that originally aired on network television during the holiday season of 1965 - as the moment when pianist Vince Guaraldi first breathed life into the entire Peanuts gang with a series of compositions that have since become as iconic as the characters themselves.

But a year earlier, Guaraldi had scored a Peanuts TV special of an entirely different kind. After the success of A Man … MORE

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ABOUT VINCE GUARALDI TRIO

 

This San Francisco trio of the mid-1950s has a sparkling personality all its own with a refreshing lack of pretentiousness; an ebullient swing on the up-tempos, and a subtle, unhackneyed approach to ballads such as "Sweet and Lovely" and/or jazz standards such as John Lewis's "Django."

Vince Guaraldi and Eddie Duran had been longtime associates on the San Francisco music scene and their rapport is self-evident. Bassist Dean Reilly fit right in to help form a trio that is the epitome of "easy listening," without sounding like the King Cole Trio or any of the many other piano/guitar/bass trios so popular in the previous decade.