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Mel Bay 3 (MB3): Jazz Hits Volume 1

Read "Jazz Hits Volume 1" reviewed by Gaylord Smith

Those who like jazz guitar in abundance should string along with this solid offering from Mel Bay, a budding label exclusively aimed at fans of that musical genre. Unlike the guitar trio music released by Concord back in the '80s, this disc has a more modern bent, rather than coming from a Swing Era perspective. The tunes, which should be de rigueur for modern jazz fans, are largely circa 1950s/'60s.

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