Ron Anthony: The Ron Anthony Quintette
For a bit of "hittin' home" music, Johnny Mandel and the Begman's "Where Do You Start" is so reflective that anyone who has ever been in love will be in love with this tune...Ron Anthony sings this song perfectly, his timing is impeccable and the texture of his voice is just my cup of tea. I much prefer Anthony's vocals over Sinatra's, with whom this talented Guitarist spent nine years (more than Ava, now that I think of it). This song might bring a tear if you are so inclined.
"Solar" has Condoli paying tribute to Dizzy again with a marvelous solo....The Bass and Drums struttin' along like nobody's biz...Straz be bops to beat the band. Frank Strazzeri is one gifted player....
"Cookin' At The Continental" is bop at it's best with everyone cooking on all burners. The tunes: Blue Daniel Solar What is This Thing Called Love Where Do You Start Night On The Bayou Cookin' At The Continental If Dreams Come True Bein' Green Same time, Same Place Equinox
Track Listing: Blue Daniel Solar What Is This Thing Called Love Where Do you Start Night On The Bayou Cookin' At the Continental If Dreams Come True Bein' Green Same Time, Same Place Equinox
Personnel: Ron Anthony..Guitar and Vocals Frank Strazzeri..Piano Conte Condoli..Trumpet Andy Simpkins..Bass Dick Berk..Drums Piano
Record Label: DFM