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Across the Crystal Sea - Danilo Perez/Claus Ogerman
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  1. Across the Crystal Sea
  2. Rays and Shadows
  3. Lazy Afternoon
  4. The Purple Condor
  5. If I Forget You
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  1. Across the Crystal Sea
  2. Rays and Shadows
  3. Lazy Afternoon
  4. The Purple Condor
  5. If I Forget You
  6. (All of a Sudden) My Heart Sings
  7. The Saga of Rita Joe
  8. Another Autumn
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Many jazz pianists desire to record with strings at least one time in their careers. Such is the case on this CD by pianist Danilo Perez with arrangements by Claus Ogerman (who previously worked on recording projects with Bill Evans and Oscar Peterson, among others). The jazz group, which includes bassist Christian McBride, drummer Lewis Hash, and percussionist Luis Quintero, plays acceptably but also often defers to the strings. On "Lazy Afternoon," the piece is nearly two-thirds over by the time Perez and his group make ...

Across the Crystal Sea 2008, Concord

UPC: 602517648210

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