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The James Moody and Hank Jones Quartet: Our Delight

Read "Our Delight" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

A distinguere questo disco rispetto ad altre proposte mainstream di oggi sono i nomi e la personalità di chi lo ha realizzato. Un binomio (Moody-Jones) d’assoluta eccellenza, che ha contribuito a rendere classici stili e brani ormai divenuti pietre miliari del jazz. Dalla loro parte una più che quarantennale ricerca poetica lungo le rotte del bop, che conferisce ...

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The James Moody and Hank Jones Quartet: Our Delight

Read "Our Delight" reviewed by Woodrow Wilkins

James Moody and Hank Jones have had limited contact with each other, insofar as performing and recording music is concerned. However, they seem to be quite familiar as they perform twelve songs that are either standards or compositions closely associated with them as musicians.

Moody, on tenor saxophone and flute, and pianist Jones, are joined ...

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James Moody and Hank Jones Quartet: Our Delight

Read "Our Delight" reviewed by Mark Corroto

The title Our Delight should have been subtitled with (to borrow a line from Ornette Coleman) “This Is Our Music," not so much in the sense of revolution as revelation. But then Pianist Hank Jones and saxophonist James Moody have been revealing their precious gifts of music since the 1940s.

Both artists have been witness (and ...

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James Moody / Hank Jones: Our Delight

Read "Our Delight" reviewed by Edward Blanco

Marking the very first pairing of these two giants of Jazz, Our Delight brings together two legends, saxophonist James Moody and pianist Hank Jones in a performance with one purpose, to delight jazz audiences with the music of Tadd Dameron and Dizzy Gillespie. The late great trumpeter took Moody under his wing and became his mentor, ...