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John Eaton: Live At Steinway Hall

Read "Live At Steinway Hall" reviewed by AAJ Staff


Pianist John Eaton takes on Gershwin and Arlen standards on this live recording, serving up an hour of tender, contemplative moments. Eaton's style occupies a fairly narrow range from introspective to cautiously exploratory. Even usually upbeat tunes like “I Got Rhythm" receive the soft and quiet treatment. On this and other pieces, Eaton hesitates to stray from the restrained mood characterizing the rest of the disc. Much of the music is legato; Eaton makes regular and unremitting use of the ...

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John Eaton: John Eaton Live at Steinway Hall

Read "John Eaton Live at Steinway Hall" reviewed by Dave Nathan


This album is another entry in Chiaroscuro's Steinway Hall series, a collection that sits at the same high level as Concord Jazz' Maybeck Hall series. Featured on this session is pianist John Eaton who has been performing in the Washington, D.C. area for more than 50 years but who have attained the level of national acclaim which is rightfully his because of his considerable pianistic skill.


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