Exactly My Sentiments" is a good start to this new release by Al Grey’s group. Randolph Noel on piano wrote the tune and he does shine on it. Most musicians do their best on tunes they write; this tune is no exception. Joe Cohn gives a spirited performance on this tune and A Day in the Life of a Fool." Everyone gets a chance to show their stuff on Jumpin’ With Symphony Sid," especially Cleve Guyton on alto after an intro by Cohn, then Al plunges in with some of the tricks he does with the trombone.
Matzoh and Grits" ...read more