Harold Mabern

Afro Blue (SSR-1503)

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2014

Afro Blue

Harold Mabern

Smoke Sessions

888295177337

SMK 145202

SSR-1503

JAZZ

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“Mabern has irresistible charm as an improviser. He's all power, touch and technique—a rare and wonderful artist on the piano”. – Frank Alkyer, Downbeat

“He's a remarkably agile and astute player with a penchant for taking on seemingly unlikely repertoire and molding it effortlessly to his easy-rolling postbop style.” – Jeff Tamarkin, JazzTimes

PERSONNEL:

GREGORY PORTER, vocals #2 & #3
NORAH JONES, vocals #4 & #5
JANE MONHEIT, vocals #6 & #7
KURT ELLING, vocals #8, #9 & #3
ALEXIS COLE, vocals #11
PETER BERNSTEIN, guitar #12
JEREMY PELT, trumpet #1, #2, #4, #6, #8 & #11
STEVE TURRE, trombone #2, #4, #6 & #11
HAROLD MABERN, piano
ERIC ALEXANDER, tenor saxophone
JOHN WEBER, bass
JOE FARNSWORTH, drums

New York City on August 21 and 29, 2014.

TRACKS:

01. The Chief
02. Afro Blue
03. The Man from Hyde Park
04. Fools Rush In
05. Don't Misunderstand
06. I'll Take Romance
07. My One and Only Love
08. Billie's Bounce
09. Portrait of Jennie
10. You Needed Me
11. Such is Life
12. Do It Again
13. Mozzin'
14. Bobby, Benny, Jymie, Lee, Bu