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Mose Allison: Mose Allison Sings

Read "Mose Allison Sings" reviewed by Riel Lazarus

Working through Prestige Records' reissue of Mose Allison Sings, the challenge arises of describing the pianist/vocalist's unique sound. The salty-sweet taste of butter and jam on toast is at once an unspectacular metaphor and right on the mark.

Allison's music is a delicious blend of tart and tang, as enjoyable in the morning ...

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Mose Allison: Mose Allison Sings

Read "Mose Allison Sings" reviewed by Jim Santella

There's nobody else quite like Mose Allison. Try to think of a musician who even comes close. He's so unique that we all know from the very start who we're listening to. And nobody else can fill that niche. But Allison didn't start out as a singer. He was Stan Getz's pianist in 1956-57, and he ...

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Mose Allison: Mose Allison Sings

Read "Mose Allison Sings" reviewed by Victor Verney

At first glance, Mose Allison Sings might seem to be just another reissued jazz recording from the 1950s. Like most CDs of this ilk, it has been digitally remastered and has additional “bonus" tracks now possible without the space limitations of vinyl records.

A cynic might use the term “old wine in new bottles" to characterize ...