Kenny Davern: Smiles

Kenny Davern: Smiles

Arbors Records

ARCD: 19207

Regular price $10.00 Sale

Musicians: Kenny Davern: Clarinet

Howard Alden: Guitar
Bucky Pizzarelli: Guitar
Greg Cohen: Bass
Tony DeNicola: Drums

"This is music for living with, easy listening jazz (with none of the pejorative connotations of that phrase) from the Irish/Jewish soul of a story-telling reedman. If it doesn«t put smiles on your face each time you play it, tatela, I«ll be very surprised begorrah.? Ò Ira Gitler (Ira Gitler teaches Jazz History at the Manhattan School of Music. His weekly column appears on the Internet at Jazz Central Station. He also contributes to JazzTimes and Down Beat. The Encyclopedia of Jazz, by Leonard Feather and Ira Gitler will be published in the Fall of 1999 by Oxford University Press.)
Here is what the critics have to say:
Selected as a 1999 Critics Picks top 5 album in February 2000 issue of JazzTimes by Owen Cordle, Bob Porter and Jack Sohmer; selected as a 1999 Critics« Choice in the February, 2000 issue of Jazz Journal International by David Badham, Eddie Cook, Tony Middleton, Martin Richards and Peter Vacher and as one of the top 10 jazz records of 1999.


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