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George Shearing: Like Fine Wine

Read "Like Fine Wine" reviewed by Ken Hohman

George Shearing has never been one to be accused of playing too loud. His urbane sound of piano, vibraphone and guitar playing in unison made his records some of the most popular jazz albums of the '50s and '60s. But for those who acquired a taste for his brand of jazz, there was much beauty to ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

George Shearing: Like Fine Wine

Read "Like Fine Wine" reviewed by Franz A. Matzner

George Shearing's latest release, Like Fine Wine, presents the renowned pianist/composer in a trio setting performing a series of-sadly-quite tired standards.

Certainly, Shearing's abilities are in evidence, shinning through at odd moments throughout the course of the album, but the pieces are taken at such a meandering pace, and have been aged to ...