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Larry Goldings, THE TRIO: Larry Goldings-Peter Bernstein-Bill Stewart: Ramshackle Serenade

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Like just about every historically great organ trio, these three expert musicians are strongly rooted in funk and jazz: Organ player Larry Goldings and drummer Bill Stewart both spent time smoking riffs for saxophonist Maceo Parker and guitarist {{John Scofield (not at the same time), while no less an authority than Jim Hall once called Peter Bernstein the most impressive jazz guitarist he'd ever heard. These shared roots especially grow through this set's “Mr. Meagles," through which Goldings and Bernstein ...

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Jazz Quanta July: Larry Goldings, Sean Jones and Todd Bishop

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Larry Goldings, Peter Bernstein, Bill Stewart Ramshackle Serenade Pirouet Records 2014 The organ trio in jazz has always been one of the more durable formats. Wild Bill Davis, John Patton, Shirley Scott, Richard “Groove" Holmes, Jimmy Smith and Larry Young have all led important trios each giving the music a little bit of themselves and pushing the music to its outer limits. To get the breadth of the jazz organ, compare Big ...