Cedar Walton Trio - Song Of Delilah: The Music Of Victor Young


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Venus

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Jazz

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CVEN 0177 SA
EAN: 4571292518468
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During his long career, Cedar Walton has been one of hard bop's most lyrical pianists. His funky touch and cogent melodic sense graced the recordings of many of jazz's greatest players. He was also one of the music's more underrated composers; although he was always a first-rate interpreter of standards, Walton wrote a number of excellent tunes ("Mosaic," "Ugetsu," and "Bolivia," to name a few) that found their way into Art Blakey's book during the pianist's early-'60s stint with the Jazz Messengers.

In addition to his many quantifiable accomplishments, Walton is less well known as the first pianist to record, in April 1959 with John Coltrane, the tenorist's daunting "Giant Steps"



1. Song Of Delilah
2. Beautiful Love
3. Golden Earrings
4. Ghost Of A Chance
5. Around The World
6. My Foolish Heart
7. Street Of Dreams
8. Weaver Of Dreams

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