Album: Barry Green, Dave Green, Turn Left at Monday (Moletone)
Sunday 10 April 2011
Impossible to dislike, bare bones piano and double bass duo by the unrelated Greens.
Five of the 11 songs are by Alec Wilder, whose classic "I'll Be Around" opens the album. Dave Green, a north London neighbour and fellow jazz enthusiast to the young Charlie Watts, is the UK's most revered bassist. The younger Barry is a cerebral swinger with a liking for unexpected harmonic turns. Recommended to anyone, especially those who liked Hank Jones with Charlie Haden.
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