23 April, 2018

Ray Bryant Trio - Play The Blues (1999)

Genre: Jazz | Total Time: 1:06:43 | Size: 152.00 MB | MP3 320 kbps
1. Gotta Travel On
2. I'm A Just Lucky So & So
3. Slow Freight
4. C Jam Blues
5. Stick With It
6. St. Louis Blues
7. C. C. Rider
8. Please Send Me Someone To Love
9. After Hours
10. Things Ain't What They Used To Be

Bass – Ray Drummond; Drums – Kenny Washington; Harmonica, Guest – Hugh McCracken; Piano – Ray Bryant.
Recorded on September 13th and 14th 1999.

Ray Bryant came from a musical family and became known to fellow musicians as the house pianist at the Philadelphia Blue Note Club, he later worked and recorded with many of the giants in the jazz world including Sonny Rollins, Miles Davis and Coleman Hawkins. He is also an accomplished accompanist working with singers like Carmen McRae. He is at his best working in a trio or even as a solo pianist where he excels with his blues and gospel laden playing.

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