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Ed Cherry: Are We There Yet?


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In remembering the great Wes Montgomery, guitarist phenom Ed Cherry records his arrangement and interpretations of one of the superstar's most memorable compositions with an incredible hard-swinging version of "Mr. Walker" featuring Kyle Koehler on the Hammond B3 organ reminiscent of Montgomery collaborations with organist Melvin Rhyne. Byron "Wookie" Landham on drums rounds out Cherry's quartet as vibraphonist Monte Croft sits this tune out. Cherry's elegantly lyrical and deeply soulful approach here is a homage and salute to Cherry's past influences and mentors. A special piece that will have one spinning it often.

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Ed has been a jazz fan for almost forty years and hosts a jazz radio program at WDNA 88.9 FM.

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