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Bobbe Norris

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Celeste CMYK 6147

Composite personnel: Bobbe Norris (vcl) Mark Murphy (vcl, 13) Larry Dunlap (pno, Fender Rhodes, vcls) Paul Warburton, Frank Tusa (bs) Marc Van Wageningen (el bs) Jim Zimmerman (dms) David Frazier (percussion) Rec. Oct. 1980, San Francisco (1-11); July 26, 1985, Berkeley, California (12) and Dec. 24, 1983, Menlo, California.

Out of This World / After You / Looking at You / You're Free / Lady Sings yhe Blues / Haunted Heart / Let the Music Take You / Move Yourself / Another Summer's Day / Flight / Swan / Lush Life / My Baby Likes to Bebop / Gathering Stones TT: 58:44

A new singer to me, her textured phrasing caught me instantly. She phrases beautifully and uses her accompaniment to great effect. Larry Dunlap, husband and her regular accompanist, has that laid back style on one tune and becomes percussive on another, but a real jazz player. …

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