Stan Getz: My Foolish Heart
The sound captured from Stan Getz’ live club date is superb. Dave Holland, Jack DeJohnette and Richie Beirach work together with the saxophonist as if they were all born into the same family. Every move, every nuance, every inflection is created to suit the leader’s mood. From slow, cool ballads to fast, hot burners, the quartet swings with overt expression. Getz is at his best, leading with high spirits. The exciting program includes two modern mainstream anthems by Chick Corea, a powerfully-built saga by Ralph Towner, several standards, and an 11-minute untitled piece that we investigators will probably figure out eventually. With a high-flying start, Label M has inaugurated its ”Live” at the Left Bank series with a winner.
Track Listing: Invitation; Untitled; Spring is Here; Litha; Lucifer
Personnel: Stan Getz- tenor saxophone; Richie Beirach- piano; Dave Holland- bass; Jack DeJohnette- drums.
Record Label: Label M