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Rob McConnell and the Boss Brass: Rob McConnell and the Boss Brass Play the Jazz Classics

Read "Rob McConnell and the Boss Brass Play the Jazz Classics" reviewed by Robert Spencer

Competent is the key word here. Rob McConnell and The Boss Brass have been at their labor of love of big band music for almost thirty years; here, as they Play the Jazz Classics, their long experience shows. The playing is lovely and loving, every detail is in place, and the record is thoroughly satisfying in every way. Lovers of adventure and innovation should look elsewhere, but does music have to be new or inventive to be beautiful? Lovers of ...