sexta-feira, 10 de março de 2017

Ted Dunbar | Gentle Time Alone

A self-taught guitarist who later became an instructor, Ted Dunbar's pithy riffs, taut solos, and accompaniment have been featured in hard bop, soul-jazz, jazz-rock, and free situations. Dunbar played… 
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Ted Dunbar is one of many talented jazz artists who is better known for his teaching career than as a performer, though he had plenty to offer when he took part in an occasional recording session. The guitarist leads a quartet (with bassist Ray Drummond, pianist Mickey Tucker, and drummer David Jones) through nine originals, adding flutist Dotti Anita Taylor on two selections. The comparisons to Wes Montgomery are immediate, with a strong tone and a fluid hard bop feeling. Among the highlights are the upbeat "Land of the Rising Sun" and the funky but intricate "Convergent Blues II." Sadly, this release turned out to be his final recording as a leader prior to his death in 1998.

Bass – Ray Drummond
Drums – David Jones 
Flute – Dotti Anita Taylor (tracks: 2, 5)
Guitar, Composed By – Ted Dunbar
Piano – Mickey Tucker
Recorded By – Jim Anderson

Recorded December 1991

1 On The Bright Side 0:00
2 Neeta 5:16 
3 Land Of The Rising Sun 11:32 
4 On Return 20:21 
5 Gentle Time Alone 26:15
6 D Flat Rhythm Song 29:39 
7 Convergent Blues II 35:06 
8 Tight - Loose 43:59 
9 In Reverence 50:56

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