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Gene DiNovi: Souvenir: Gene DiNovi Plays The Music Of Benny Carter

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Souvenir is an elegant solo piano recording that pays tribute to one of the great jazz composers of our time, Benny Carter. The pianist, Gene DiNovi, has chosen ten of Carter’s compositions, ranging from the 1930s to the 1990s, and has woven each in a subtle tapestry of long, graceful lines. DiNovi’s left hand is one of the wonders of modern jazz piano, his is low-key, melodic approach that far surpasses traditional accompaniment. At times, DiNovi seems to be weaving ...


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