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Andreas Dreier Trio: Poinciana

Read "Poinciana" reviewed by Jakob Baekgaard

There's no doubt when the soft tapping of drums announces a beat as light as lovers dancing through a summer night. This is the signature of one of the greatest cover versions of all time. Or rather, this is the watermark of a cover made into a new composition. Pianist Ahmad Jamal's trio now virtually owns the tune “Poinciana" and the album it comes from, At the Pershing: But Not for Me (Chess, 1958), has become a classic in its ...


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