A Brand New Recording From One Of The Most Soulful & Swinging Jazz Pianists.
Veteran pianist Junior Mance has worked and recorded with Jazz greats like Lester Young, Coleman Hawkins, Dizzy Gillespie, Cannonball Adderley, Lionel Hampton, Art Blakey. He accompanied singers like Dinah Washington and Aretha Franklin. Since the late 1980s he has been an acclaimed member of New Yorks New School and has given piano lessons to rising stars like Brad Mehldau, Larry Goldings and Stephen Scott.
On "Nadja" Mance shows his gentle lyrical and thoughtful side as well as his blues-drenched and soulful take on bop and hard bop. The Junior Mance Trio delivers classicism the way itís supposed to be ! Clear, unpretentious, prodigiously swinging piano improvisations on standards and originals.
Junior Mance is also
featured on his CDs:
Weber / Engineer:
David Baker / Location:
Sound on Sound,N.Y.C. / Rec.Date:
May 14, 1998