Allan Harris: The Songs of Strayhorn
Harris gets strong help from his backing musicians. Eric Reed's on the mark piano and Don Braden's sax are particularly worthy of mention. Their work on "Daydream" is exceptional. It's obvious that Harris has more than mere respect for Strayhorn. Judging by the way he delivers on the material, it's outright adoration. Highly recommended.
Just A-Sittin' And A-Rockin; Something To Live For; My Little Brown Book; Love Came; Chelsea Bridge; Lushlife; Daydream; Pretty Girl; Passion Flower; Oo (You Make Me Tingle); Your Love Has Faded; A Flower Is A Lovesomething; Lotus Blossom; Love Has Passed Me By Again. (Total Time: 57.13).
Allan Harris: Vocals; Eric Reed: Piano; Don Braden: Saxophone; Cecil Brooks: Drums; Essiet Okon Essiet: Bass; Ron Affifl Guitar.
Title: The Songs of Strayhorn | Year Released: 2001 | Record Label: Coastal
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