The Jon Weiss Trio Featuring Rochelle Thompson: Migrating Song Birds
Weiss, while not a jazz singer per se, has a very light and pleasant voice. He doesn't embarrass himself by any means as he delivers a heartfelt "Angel Eyes" getting great support from his trio cohorts. He also distinguishes himself on strictly instrumental tracks such as "All of Me" and "The Night Has a Thousand Eyes" which recall the pianistic flourishes of Eddy Duchin. It's like Duchin all of a sudden took up jazz and this works very well. This combination of two vocalizing styles combined with a set of scintillating instruments makes for a nice musical set. Recommended.
Track Listing: Dindi**; The Night Has a Thousand Eyes; All of Me; Crazy He Calls Me**; Fungi Mama; Angel Eyes*; No Name Blues**; The Sweetest Sounds; Ridin' High*
Personnel: Jon Weiss - Piano/Vocals*; Rochelle Thompson - Vocals**; Al Hicks - Drums; Fred Zabin - Bass; Jimmy Madison - Drums; Bobby Reveron - Percussion
Record Label: Tik