John Allred/Jeff Barnhart/Danny Coots: The ABC's of Jazz
Arbors RecordsARCD: 19371
Musicians: John Allred-trombone, Jeff Barnhart-piano, Danny Coots-drums, Dave Stone-bass
Jeff Barnhart, one of the top stride pianist on the scene today, and the versatile and very fluent trombonist John Allred, join with drummer Danny Coots and bassist Dave Stone in a wide-ranging repertoire, which includes three obscure Fats Waller tunes, an unlikely medley, a long-forgotten Hoagy Carmichael son, numbers by Sonny Rollins and Charlie Haden, and a pair of dixieland warhorses in presenting an unusually eclectic program of The ABC«s of Jazz.
Pick Yourself Up, My One and Only Love, All Through the Night, I Believe in Miracles, Anit, Some of These Days, First Song, Just One of Those Things, Medley: Puttin« on The Ritz/Bernie«s Tune, In the Still of the Night, Jitterbug Medley: Jitterbug Waltz/Vales Hot, You Must Be Losin« Your Mind, There«s a Gal In My Life, High Society