Magazine article IAJRC Journal


Magazine article IAJRC Journal


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Totti Bergh (ts) Joe Cohn (gtr) Erik Amundsen (bs) Tom Olstad (dms) Laila Dalseth (vcl) Recorded Oslo, Norway - March 20-23, 1995

Two Funky People/Foolin' Myself/I Fall In Love Too Easily/Jitterbug Waltz/The Nearness Of You/I Wished On The Moon/Until It's Time For You To Go/Tottibergsyletetoy/I Can Dream Can't I?/The Very Thought Of You/Our Love Is Here To Stay/Remember/The Talk Of The Town/Embraceable You TT: 73:02

Totti Bergh and Joe Conn is a fine fit. Add Totti's wife, Laila Dalseth on vocal for 5 tracks and you have the makings of a real fine mainstream jazz compact disc. The bass and drummer are more than adequate although allotted no solo space.

The CD opens with an Al Conn tune and right away you are reminded that Totti Bergh has to be a disciple of Al's. He and Joe play so tightly here for a chorus that one is reminded of the same sort of relationship that existed between Al and Zoot Sims. …

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