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Genuine Chestnut - Cyrus Chestnut
Track Listing
  1. The Brown Soldier
  2. El Numero Tres
  3. If
  4. Ellen's Song
  5. Mason Dixon Line
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  1. The Brown Soldier
  2. El Numero Tres
  3. If
  4. Ellen's Song
  5. Mason Dixon Line
  6. Baby Girl's Strut
  7. The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face
  8. Eyes on the Prize
  9. Through the Valley
  10. I'm Walkin'
  11. Lord, I Give Myself to You
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There's just no way not to like Cyrus Chestnut. His playing is robust but tasteful, and he plays ballads with a liquid fluency; his original compositions brim with good cheer; he favors middling tempos that neither tempt him to show off excessively nor to bog himself down in extended, self-indulgent elaboration. His first album for the Telarc label showcases all of his strengths. He can take the unlikeliest melodies and make them sound like standards: on this album, he manages to spin equally refined musical gold out of ...

Genuine Chestnut 2006, Telarc Distribution

UPC: 089408363429

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