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Stan Getz: Plays for Lovers

Read "Plays for Lovers" reviewed by Norman Weinstein

This compilation enters a marketplace littered with Getz compilations--and it's superior to the lot. It triumphs over the ton of Verve Getz disks by virtue of not having “The Girl From Ipanema," which the Verve marketing department assumed jazz fans needed to own on at least five Getz discs. More seriously, this anthology, culled from the ...

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Royce Campbell: Plays For Lovers

Read "Plays For Lovers" reviewed by Michael P. Gladstone

Guitarist Royce Campbell is a talented jazz player and composer whose accomplishments include organizing a series of Wes Montgomery tribute albums during the first half of the 1990s, as well as his own many recordings, which include last year's Six By Six, which paired Campbell in duet with guitarists John Abercrombie, Larry Coryell, Pat Martino, Bucky ...

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Barney Kessel: Plays For Lovers

Read "Plays For Lovers" reviewed by Russell Moon

Guitarist Barney Kessel was the backbone of what I consider to be the most romantic album ever made, Julie London's Julie Is Her Name. It was only a natural choice for Fantasy to add Kessel's name to its list of Plays For Lovers compilations.

Barney Kessel Plays For Lovers is 67 minutes of generally gorgeous music ...