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by Mark Corroto
Pianist Mike Jones is throwback musician. His music is a vestige of a time when stride and swing piano co-existed in jazz. This record made at Steinway Hall in 1997 is about a man, just one solitary man working through some classic tunes. Played any other way, making this a duo, trio, or quartet record would ...
By John Eaton
Label: Chiaroscuro Records
Track listing: Let's Fall In Love; For You , For Me, Forever More; Willow Weep For Me; That Old Black Magic; A Foggy Day (In London Town); One For My Baby; Love Walked In; My Shining Hour; S'Wonderful; When The Sun Comes Out; I Got Rhythm; Can't We Be Friends; Wizard of Oz Medley; Paper Moon; I Gotta Right To Sing The Blues; Oh! Lady Be Good; I'll Build A Stairway To Paradise; Somebody Loves Me.
by AAJ Staff
Pianist John Eaton takes on Gershwin and Arlen standards on this live recording, serving up an hour of tender, contemplative moments. Eaton's style occupies a fairly narrow range from introspective to cautiously exploratory. Even usually upbeat tunes like I Got Rhythm" receive the soft and quiet treatment. On this and other pieces, Eaton hesitates to stray ...
by Dave Nathan
Buffalo native Mike Jones clearly has listened to and learned from them all, Erroll Garner, Willy The Lion" Smith, Oscar Peterson, Bud Powell, Teddy Wilson, and Art Tatum, especially Art Tatum. The arpeggios and the emphasis on the melody-driven right hand reminds one of the master pianist. Not only is a pianist known by those who ...