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The Pat Longo Big Band: The Hit List

Read "The Hit  List" reviewed by Jack Bowers


Okay, Pat, granted you have a splendid band, and there's an abundance of good-natured camaraderie and energy on The Hit List--but a playing time of less than 35 minutes is clearly unacceptable for a compact disc, which will accommodate up to eighty. Truth be told, this enterprise--with no liner notes or recording dates, no list of soloists, unnamed backup singers, a single-page “booklet"--has the taste of a leftover meal, wherein one reaches into the fridge--in this case the library--to see ...


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