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Russell Malone- Time for the Dancers (2017)

With this, his third outing as a leader on HighNote guitar master Russell Malone returns with his talented quartet, featuring the potent pianism of Rick Germanson, the solid underpinnings of Luke Sellick on bass, and drummer-extraordinaire Willie Jones III. Malone possesses phenomenal technique, a warm luminous tone, an innate sense of swing, and his distinctive chording. The set consists of a wide range of songs including funk, ballads, uptempo hard bop performances and even a pop tune and a TV theme. Malone varies the instrumental textures and tone colors throughout to reveal his considerable inventive melodic art. This latest recording is further proof that Russell Malone is one of the top guitarists in jazz, here backed by a superb trio of masterful musicians.

RUSSELL MALONE, guitar • Rick Germanson, piano • Luke Sellick, bass • Willie Jones III, drums

TRACKS: Time for the DancersLeave It to LonnieThe Ballad of Hank CrawfordThere’ll Be Another SpringPocket WatchTheme from “Chico and the Man”And So It GoesLittle B’s PoemFlowers for Emmett Till

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Time for the Dancers via AllMusic.com

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