Phineas Newborn, Jr. - Harlem Blues (1969) [XRCD2 VICJ-60374]
2004 | Jazz | EAC Rip | Lossless FLAC+Log+Cue -> 213MB | 300dpi Covers | Filepost+1Fichier+RS
From his emergence in the mid-1950s, Phineas Newborn was one of the most technically brilliant two-handed pianists who ever played jazz. Belonging to a virtuoso lineage that included Art Tatum and Bud Powell, he regularly inspired comparison with Oscar Peterson. Harlem Blues was recorded in 1969, when Newborn had been out of the studios for some years, and he's joined by the dynamic team of Ray Brown on bass and Elvin Jones on drums, stellar accompanists who stoke Newborn's singular fire on the title tune, a brash up-date of stride and boogie-woogie, and on a hard-swinging version of Horace Silver's "Cookin' at the Continental."