The Wynton Kelly Trio


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  • Release Date: 08 Nov 1996
  • OJCCD-912-2

The passing years only reveal with greater clarity Wynton Kelly's place as one of the most personal and satisfying jazz pianists of any era. If swing is the tonic of jazz, then the groove Kelly could strike in a trio setting with his longtime partner drummer Jimmy Cobb must be musical chicken soup, guaranteed to coax anybody into good health. This version of the Kelly trio finds longstanding bassist Paul Chambers replaced by Ron McClure, whose compatibility at a young age with these giants sp… MORE


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