Brown, Ray, John Clayton and Christian McBride
Telarc, 2001, CD
Jazz Ruler Type: Swing
O’s Notes: Three masterful bass players, Ray Brown, John Clayton and Christian McBride combine to perform more than a big band’s worth of sound, harmony and fulfillment. There’s bowing, plucking, walking and impact action across the lower register that will have you chanting, “yeah!” from your listening chair. It’s a live performance from The Blue Note in NYC, December, 2000. Of note are “Papa Was A Rolling Stone”, “Summertime”, “Birk’s Works” and “Taco With A Pork Chop” Each one of these gentlemen makes repeated exclamation points to delight the audience!