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Album Review

Al Williams Jazz Society: Let's Celebrate

Read "Let's Celebrate" reviewed by Jim Santella


When was the last time you heard “Cristo Redentor?" Al Williams has included this classic tune on his album for old times' sake, since it's his unofficial theme song. Recorded live at the Long Beach Jazz Festival, the piece features Nolan Shaheed, Herman Riley, Nedra Wheeler and Bobby Lyle with soulful interpretations. While there is no gospel choir to fill in, the piece draws inspired solo work and produces a comfortable blend. What a pleasant surprise. Al Williams has produced ...


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