Personnel: Buddy Montgomery vibMonk Montgomery el. The Mastersounds were together from January up until lateand although they were often compared to the Modern Jazz Quartet, they played with far more fire. Their basic conception was less highbrow than the MJQ floating workshop. Vibist Monk Montgomery, who acted as spokesman of the group, said, The first thing, it must swing, and they stuck to that credo throughout the three albums that make up this splendid example of their work.
The first, Play Horace Silver was considered one of their best efforts on record. It takes notable talent to play Silvers compositions and, while respecting the Nicas Dream - The Mastersounds - The Mastersounds Play Compositions By Horace Silver (Vinyl that tie Silvers works so closely to the central core of jazz, to put a distinctively personal brand on them as The Mastersounds managed to do.
On the second, Ballads and Blues the groups playing is striking throughout. Buddy Montgomery cooks, pianist Richie Crabtree displays a firm, almost classical touch, with formidable technique and ideas, while Monk Montgomerys skill on electric bass is pre-eminent. He and drummer Benny Barth provide sympathetic and driving support, contributing some fine solos of their own.
In Concert, the third album on this set, was recorded live at the Pasadena Junior College on Apriland produced some polished, graceful performances. Playing a nice selection of finely crafted arrangements, the group displayed the kind of synergy rarely achieved in working relationships, while compromising not one whit on their ability to play with heat and swing.
Consisting of vibraphonist Buddy Montgomery, electric bassist Monk Nicas Dream - The Mastersounds - The Mastersounds Play Compositions By Horace Silver (Vinyl, pianist Richie Crabtree and drummer Benny Barth, the group was essentially an easy-listening and less classical-oriented version of the Modern Jazz Quartet.
On four standards, a three-song ballad medley, and "Two Different Worlds," the quartet [ They were at the height of their success at Shadow Of A Lie - De Phazz* - Days Of Twang time the quartet would break up in and sound in fine form on "Nica's Dream," "Doodlin'" and four lesser-known Silver songs.
Excellent music that was endorsed by Horace Silver Nicas Dream - The Mastersounds - The Mastersounds Play Compositions By Horace Silver (Vinyl he even wrote the liner notes.
Dating fromthese sets feature vibraphonist Buddy Montgomery and electric bassist Monk Χωρίς Βαρύτητα - Various - e-φως 2001: e-live Wes' brothers in a popular quartet with pianist Richie Crabtree and drummer Benny Barth.
While having the same instrumentation as the Modern Jazz Quartet, the Mastersounds were bluesier and often swung harder. They are heard at their best throughout this rewarding two-fer. Add to cart. Add to wishlist.
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