Label: Muse Records - PCCY-30037 • Format: CD Reissue, Album • Country: Japan • Genre: Jazz •
This album, along with "Souvenirs" are two of Phil Woods' finest albums. Song selection is excellent and Phil is at the height of his powers. Phil's speed on Aregin is just amazing. Furtive pops from Phil's sax show a fun and wonderous mastery of his instrument. This Japanese Pony Canyon remastering is just much more alive than the original/5(11).
· On Musique Du Bois, things start with a chorded bass-alto workout in the intro of "Samba du Bois," actually more a hard bop than Brazilian excursion, with Phil Woods' alto frying on the edges. The most inventive juxtaposition of "All Blues" welded to "Willow Weep for Me" works perfectly over ten-plus minutes, in a steady but quick waltz tempo/10(26).
stay in Europe (and residency in France), Phil Woods again scored another huge on the jazz charts with this brilliant masterpiece in that found him playing to dynamic sincere note while bringing his trademark artistry to another refreshingly ebullient landscape. Musique Du Bois skillfully combine the melodic elements of/5(11).
1. Samba Du Bois. Composed By – Phil Woods. Composed By – Phil Woods. 2. Willow Weep For Me. Composed By – Ann Ronnell *. Composed By – Ann Ronnell */5(3).
Surely one of the incomparable Phil Woods best albums is presented here. Originally available at an astonishing $ list price. Lyrical and emotional as ever, Phil receives some of his strongest support here, in the hands of Jaki Byard and Richard Davis. Also seek out the 32Jazz releases by Sonny Stitt.
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