You Must Believe in Swing - Dave McKenna & Buddy DeFranco
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  1. You Must Believe in Swing
  2. Invitation
  3. The Song Is You
  4. If You Could See Me Now
  5. Darn That Dream
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  1. You Must Believe in Swing
  2. Invitation
  3. The Song Is You
  4. If You Could See Me Now
  5. Darn That Dream
  6. Autumn Nocturne
  7. Poor Butterfly
  8. You Must Believe in Spring
  9. Anthropology
  10. Detour Ahead
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On this wonderful set, pianist Dave McKenna and clarinetist Buddy DeFranco, mutual admirers who had rarely played together before, perform ten exciting duets. Because McKenna is an expert at keeping basslines going, takes hot single-note solos with his right hand, and is a very self-sufficient pianist, there was no need for other musicians. DeFranco, a brilliant clarinetist for over half a century at this point, sounds inspired by the setting. Although one might consider the clarinetist to be boppish while McKenna is swing ...

You Must Believe in Swing 1997, Concord Jazz

UPC: 013431475620

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