THE GRAND APPEARANCE
Scott Hamilton (ts)
Hank Jones (p)
Tommy Flanagan (p on 5 track )
George Mraz (b)
Connie Kay (d).
This album features four super stars of Jazz. Connie, the marvelous drummer of Modern Jazz Quartet fame; George Mraz, the superb bassist, who is considered by many as the finest; Hank Jones and Tommy Flanagan, two class jazz pianists; two of the finest to ever grace
This collection also contains the previously unissued performance of Johnny Mandel's beatiful tune, The Shadow Of Your Smile.
Gus. P. Statiras - from the booklet
1. Crazy Rhythm, 2. I May Be Wrong, 3. Body And Soul, 4. All Of Me, 5. The Shadow Of Your Smile, 6. You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To, 7. I Thought About You*, 8. Out Of Nowhere*, 9. Cheek To Cheek*, 10. New York Blizzard Blues*
(*) Tommy Flanagan replaces Hank Jones.
Recorded on January 23, 1978 & February 8, 1978* at the Downtow Sound Studio, New York.
* Tommy Flanagan replaces Hank Jones