Magazine article IAJRC Journal

Little Things

Magazine article IAJRC Journal

Little Things

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Ruby Braff

Little Things

Nagel Heyer CD-104

Ruby Braff (cnt) Tony Drennen (pno) Jimmy McKay (bs) Jack Daly (dms) Recorded live in Dublin, Ireland in 1976

Just You, Just Me/Sweet Lorraine/Medley: In My Solitude;I Got Rhythm/Little Things Mean A Lot/I Want To Be Happy/Sugar/The Man I Love/I Can't Get Started/Mean To Me/Ruby's Blues/Braff Talk TT: 58:41

First of all, if I need to go into a discourse as to whoRuby Braff is, then you have been off the planet Earth for some time. So we shall comment on the rhythm section. They are all obviously local musicians but are very capable. I particularly like the things that Tony Drennan puts down on the piano. They all accompany beautifully and also have a bit of solo space. However, it is basically Ruby's date and that is the way it should be.

Ruby's comments are heard from time to time throughout the disc and then at the end he has a monologue that is best kept out of hearing range of small ones. …

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