Tony Lavorgna

Chameleon w/ St. Thomas Jazz Quartet (5050580779600)

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Chameleon w/ St. Thomas Jazz Quartet

Tony Lavorgna

Jazz Room


LPS 168371




LP 22,30 €

Jazz saxophonist Tony Lavorgna, sometimes known as Captain Bad, recorded Chameleon with the St Thomas Jazz Quartet in 1982. The title track is a cover of Herbie Hancock's classic from Head Hunters, given a fresh lick on this superlative album of incredible renditions of long time favourites.

Ray Charles' 'Georgia On My Mind', War's 'The World Is A Ghetto' and Dave Brubeck's 'Take The 'A' Train' all get a look in, given a soulful treatment which goes down very smooth indeed. On the strength of these, it's a shame the group never recorded more music together, covers or otherwise.


  • SIDE A
  • A1. Now's The Time
  • A2. Chameleon
  • A3. Georgia On My Mind
  • SIDE B
  • B1. Take The "A" Train
  • B2. Body And Soul
  • B3. The World Is A Ghetto