Bobby Timmons Trio


Born To Be Blue

  • Release Date: 06 Feb 1996
  • OJCCD-873-2

Bobby Timmons called Born to Be Blue "the best record I've ever made" when he cut this excellent trio session, and the judgment still holds true. While it does not contain any originals that became hits, as can be found on the pianist's previous dates, in every other respect this collection is a perfect summary of Timmons's instantly identifiable fusion of boppish fluency and gospel fervor. He makes the most of the opportunity to stretch out on extended performances like &q… MORE


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