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Album Review

Butch Miles: Straight on Till Morning

Read "Straight on Till Morning" reviewed by Dr. Judith Schlesinger


Another gem for those who like their swing served straight up. Recorded in Texas at Willie Nelson's studio (!), this is a propulsive, happy session where the group doesn't catch its breath till past halfway with “A Flower is a Lovesome Thing," the only ballad in the bunch. (Even “When You Wish Upon a Star" is taken up-tempo.)

Butch Miles, a fine, slamming drummer in the Rich tradition, has a pedigree that includes two long stints with Basie, ...


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