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Allan Vache and Friends: Ballads, Burners and Blues

Allan Vache and Friends: Ballads, Burners and Blues

Arbors Records

ARCD: 19288

Regular price $8.00 Sale

Allan Vache clarinet
Ed Polcer cornet
Dan Barrett trombone
Mark Shane piano
Phil Flanigan bass
Ed Metz Jr. drums
Vanessa Vache clarinet, (track 10)

"A rip-roaring album that not only proves Vache's versatility as a clarinetist, but also asserts the continuing vitality of creative mainstream jazz. Vache ranges from leading a sextet with a classic trad jazz front line of cornet, clarinet and trombone plus rhythm section all the way down to drumless duo and trio tracks. And along the way he finds creative ways with arrangements and repertoire ranging from New Orleans classic style to New Orleans R&B shuffle, uptempo swing to slow ballads, as well as songs ranging from pop and jazz standards to a Mexican song and a chart-topping pop hit from the Sixties."

—George Kanzler, contributing editor, Hothouse Jazz Magazine; member, National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences; retired jazz and arts edito for the Newark Star Ledger

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