Ray Brown, Monty Alexander & Russell Malone [Bonus Disc] ()

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Ray Brown, Monty Alexander & Russell Malone [Bonus Disc] - Ray Brown
Track Listing
  1. Django
  2. Fly Me to the Moon
  3. Blues for Junior
  4. Honeysuckle Rose
  5. Compassion
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  1. Django
  2. Fly Me to the Moon
  3. Blues for Junior
  4. Honeysuckle Rose
  5. Compassion
  6. Dexter's Deck
  7. I Just Can't See for Looking
  8. One for Hamp
  9. Don't Go
  10. Look Who's Here
  11. You Can See
  12. Tin Tin Deo
  13. CRS-Craft
  14. Tanga
  15. En Estate
  16. Bye Bye Blackbird
  17. Blue Monk
  18. St. Louis Blues
  19. Lament
  20. Get Happy
  21. Mysterioso
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It would be nice to say that Ray Brown's final recording session before his sudden and untimely death in the summer of 2002 resulted in a masterpiece, but although this trio session with guitarist Russell Malone and pianist Monty Alexander is perfectly serviceable, a masterpiece it is not. It's a very attractive album -- Brown was probably not capable of producing anything less as a leader -- but it suffers just a bit from Alexander's slightly sugary style and from the lack of a drummer. Recording without a drummer had been ...

Ray Brown, Monty Alexander & Russell Malone [Bonus Disc] 2002, Telarc Distribution

UPC: 089408356223

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