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Larry Goldings Trio: Sweet Science

Read "Sweet Science" reviewed by Glenn Astarita

With his trio's fifth release, Hammond B-3 ace Larry Goldings supplies further evidence that this band is among the finest working units in jazz! The musicians perform with the exactitude of a highly focused chamber outfit, amid the loose grooves of an excitable organ combo. There's a distinct synergy in the air when this band struts ...

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Larry Goldings Trio: Sweet Science

Read "Sweet Science" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey

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Sweet Science is a sweet ethereal trip with a classic greasy organ-guitar trio minus the grease (this is not to say that the disc does not swing, it does, in spades). The music provided by Messrs. Goldings, Bernstein, and Stewart is complete sophistication. The music would fit well as the soundtrack of ...

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Larry Goldings Trio: Sweet Science

Read "Sweet Science" reviewed by Jim Santella

Adventurous mainstream jazz need not be cast from the same old stuff we've been listening to for 50 years. Larry Goldings ensures that tradition remains solid, as the backbone for everything he creates. However, with Peter Bernstein and Bill Stewart, he pushes the envelope beyond the point where many of today's leaders remain satisfied. Goldings ensures ...

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Larry Goldings Trio: As One

Read "As One" reviewed by Mark Corroto

The words “graceful” and “organist” can almost never be used in the same sentence. But the agile fingering of Larry Goldings is anything but the coarse, gritty soul music that you hear everywhere. His follow-up to the 1999 Moonbird trio session and the Peter Bernstein-led 1997 trio Earth Tones (Criss Cross) is his best work to ...

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Larry Goldings Trio: Moonbird

Read "Moonbird" reviewed by David Adler

One of the most consistently satisfying straight-ahead jazz outfits, the Larry Goldings Trio joins the Palmetto Records roster with the fine Moonbird. Goldings has made his mark on the Hammond organ as a sideman with the likes of John Scofield, Jim Hall, Chris Potter, and Maceo Parker. His long-standing trio, with Peter Bernstein on guitar and ...

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Larry Goldings Trio: Moonbird

Read "Moonbird" reviewed by Glenn Astarita

Organist Larry Goldings deserves much credit for being one of the prime exponents or perhaps motivational forces behind the early 90’s resurgence of the organ trio format. For his first release on Palmetto Records, Goldings along with his longtime bandmates, guitarist Peter Bernstein and drummer Bill Stewart enhance their repertoire with originals and pop-folk classics.

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