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Johnny Lytle

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Article: Take Five With...

Take Five with Christos Delasito

Read "Take Five with Christos Delasito" reviewed by Christos Sitokonstantinou


Meet Christos Delasito: Christos Delasito is a classical percussionist. Christos has been an orchestral member for many years (Thessaloniki State Orchestra, Symphonic Orchestra of the Municipality of Thessaloniki, Volos Symphonic Orchestra) performing numerous concerts in Athens Megaron, Thessaloniki Megaron and many festivals all around Greece. He is a founding member of many percussion bands (Percaddiction, Kroustodia, ...

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Got That Feeling/Moon Child

Label: Fantasy Jazz
Released: 2001
Track listing: Got That Feeling!, Pow Wow, In The Wee Small Hours Of the Morning, Big John Grady, The Breeze and I, It Ain't Necessarily So, Lela, Love Is Here To Stay, The Soulful One, Moon Child, Work Song, The Nearness Of You, The Moor Man, A Taste Of Honey, When My Dreamboat Comes Home, Moonlight In Vermont, The House Of Winchester.

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Johnny Lytle Trios: Got That Feeling/Moon Child

Read "Got That Feeling/Moon Child" reviewed by David Rickert


Back in the early sixties a group consisting of Larry Young, Bobby Hutcherson, and Grant Green recorded a series of outstanding sessions that both extended the vocabulary and enriched the possibilities of the jazz organ combo. Part of this was the unusual addition of vibes in a spot normally occupied by a sax, but to a ...

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Nice And Easy

Label: Jazzland Recordings
Released: 1999

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Johnny Lytle (OJC: Nice And Easy

Read "Nice And Easy" reviewed by Douglas Payne


Jazz was unfair to soulful vibraphonist Johnny Lytle (1932-1996). He recorded frequently throughout the 1960s, 70s and 80s, often as part of producer Orrin Keepnews's label affiliations (Jazzland, Riverside, Tuba and Milestone). Lytle nearly scored a hit with 1963's “The Village Caller" (reissued on CD by OJC last year) and acquired belated fame when ...

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Easy Easy

Label: Scandia
Released: 1997

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Possum Grease

Label: Scandia
Released: 1995

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Happy Ground

Label: Scandia
Released: 1991

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Fast Hands

Label: Scandia
Released: 1980


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