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Henri Salvador: Room With A View

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On his new Blue Note release, "Room With A View", Henry Salvador croons softly of "Jazz, Silver Moonlight". On the opener and the title track, Salvador overdubs his voice to less than wonderful results. The disc has a decided retro feeling to it, as the rhythm sections Latin and Bossa Nova accompaniments seem a little stuck in the 60's, as do the occasional string arrangements. On "J'ai Vu", when Salvador enters, its sounds as if (all of a sudden) the singer is in the room with us and the orchestra is in the bathroom/downstairs. I'd have preferred it the other way around. This CD features very questionable recording techniques, and contains little or no jazz content. I seriously didn't know Blue Note made this type of record. This might be a nice gift for mom, or better yet grandma, and would fit in nicely between an Engelbert Humperdinck date and a Jerry Vale thing in her collection. A serious jazz fan won't have a space for this in his or her collection. Come on Blue Note!

Web Site: http://www.henrisalvador.com/


Track Listing: 1. Jardim 2. Room With A View 3. J'ai Vu 4. Il Fait Dimanche 5. La Muraille De Chine 6. Jazz Sylver Moon-Light 7. Un Tour De Manege 8. Vagabond 9. Je Sais Que Tu Sais 10. Mademoiselle 11. Le Fou De La Reine 12. Faire Des Ronds Dans L'eau 13. Aime-Moi (14. Clopin Clopant)

Year Released: 2002 | Record Label: Blue Note Records | Style: Latin/World


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