Published since 1997
Jim Santella has been contributing CD reviews, concert reviews and DVD reviews to AAJ since 1997. His work has also appeared in Southland Blues, The L.A. Jazz Scene, and Cadence Magazine.
Trumpeter Ron Barrows, of the Gerald Wilson Orchestra, captures a bluesy mood on "Alligator," which is based on the comic strip Pogo. Guitarist Bruce Lofgren and bassist Bob Efford make a solid rhythmic pair; particularly with their opening ostinato for "To Market." Alto saxophonist Fred Seldon and singer Tierney Sutton swing most of the features with an emphasis conducive to the movie music intentions of the album. Easy enough on the ears for pleasant enjoyment, the session also holds enough substance for repeated listening.
Track Listing: Foolin
Personnel: Kelley Love- leader; Fred Selden, Glen Garrett, Charles Black- alto sax, flute; Phil Feather- oboe; Geoff Nudell- alto sax, clarinet; Jim Ercole- clarinet; John Nu
Record Label: IMG Records
Style: Big Band
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