At least the pianist, whose youth and strength may have stretched human limits, had enough sense to open rather than attempt to close his set with this ball-buster. One can only hope that the Senator was able to answer his house call the following night. The rest of the album is a fairly conventional for Alexander set. He lets Michel Legrand's "Summer Of '42 Theme" speak entirely for itself, and conjures up some engaging reggae action on his own "Monticello" as well as Henry Mancini's "Love Story Theme," demonstrating that he's one of the few musicians who can take pop ephemera and make it sound fresh as the new day.
Perhaps there's no better illustration of such inventiveness than his treatment of the Carpenters-hit title song. His rich middle-range voicings contrasting with his use of the extreme registers for exotic, percussive effect; his constantly varying dynamics; his ability to use silence to optimal effect place him in the same company as a tonal colorist like Ahmad Jamal. Few pianists, including Alexander himself, could top it.
The audio of this first-time digital transfer is "good" to "very good. Acoustic piano sound can be very subjective witness the debates about whether Van Gelder's is a "true" piano sound.
To my ears, Alexander's tones are richer, warmer, more complex in analog than digital format. But however you find this recording, take note. Learn more about our star rating system. Sponsored by Summit Records. Our weekly newsletter highlights our top stories and includes your local jazz events calendar. Reset your password Click the eye to show your password. Membership has its privileges. Learn more. Release date. Running time. British Board of Film Classification. April 15, Retrieved February 6, The Numbers.
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