As the Nouveau-Swing" era dies a well-deserved death, it leaves in its overdone, under-appropriately handled wake on valuable lesson: real Swing swings!
Fortunately, the folks at 32 Jazz were able to not only ride the wave but pick out the crests that rose highest. Though a few of the tracks on this compilation are a bit watery, most of them are absolutely tidal.
The opening Love Theme from ‘The Sandpiper’" (a.k.a. The Shadow of Your Smile") finds key man Cedar ...