Magazine article IAJRC Journal

Night Birds

Magazine article IAJRC Journal

Night Birds

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Harry Allen (ts) Totti Bergh (ts,ss) George Masso (tbn) Per Husby (pno) Bjorn Alterhaug (bs) Per Hulten (dms) Recorded at Oslo, Norway - August 10, 1997

Rent Party Blues/For Lena and Lennie/The Best Thing For You/Sweet Lorraine/Line For Lyons/Don't Explain/Song For Strayhorn/Boss Vuggesang/Who Cares?/Easy Living/Vignette TT: 60:37

Put in two fine saxophones, add a great trombone, mix with a very capable rhythm section (piano, bass and drums) and you have all the ingredients for a fine mainstream jazz compact disc. That is exactly what you have here in this CD. Harry Allen and George Masso just happened to be in the neighborhood, playing at the Oslo Jazz Festival when Bjorn Petersen also hired them for this session.

The sound of these two saxes with the trombone is just marvelous. Per Husby is arguably the best pianist in Norway and the same could be said for Bjorn Alterhaug and Per Hulten. …

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