Dave Frishberg: You're A Lucky Guy
Written by Frishberg and Al Cohn, "The Underdog" contains an uplifting message for everyone. Including the line "sooner or later you know that every underdog will have his day," Frishberg’s lyric lasts forever. Here, it’s reinforced with a warm tenor saxophone interlude. The quintet is at its best on Frishberg’s instrumental number "Saratoga Hunch." This one contains lovely solo work from Bob Brookmeyer, Cohn, and Frishberg. Swinging from start to finish, You’re A Lucky Guy remains one beautiful session.
Track Listing: Truckin'; Travelin' All Alone; The Underdog; That Old Feeling; If Dreams Come True; You're A Lucky Guy; P-Town; I Surrender Dear; Saratoga Hunch; Cheerful Little Earful.
Personnel: Dave Frishberg- piano, vocals; Bob Brookmeyer- trombone; Al Cohn- tenor saxophone; Nick Ceroli- drums; Jim Hughart- bass.
Record Label: Concord Music Group