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The George Shearing Quintet: Christmas With The George Shearing Quintet

Read "Christmas With The George Shearing Quintet" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey

Review Redux. I was just putting the finishing touches on my January review of Christmas with The George Shearing Quintet when I read the December reviews and found that my colleague Douglas Payne had already covered this ground. I thought, “Drat, he did not miss one stylistic or compositional allusion that I heard" (with the exception ...

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George Shearing Quintet: Christmas with the George Shearing Quintet

Read "Christmas with the George Shearing Quintet" reviewed by Douglas Payne



One of the great combos in jazz, the George Shearing Quintet, returns to deck the halls with boughs of warm, swinging and imaginatively considered holiday music.

Christmas With The George Shearing Quintet is the pianist's seventh Telarc CD, and the quintet's first since 1994's excellent That Shearing Sound, itself the first Shearing ...