Sunday, March 29, 2009

Wynton Marsalis - Sassy

Wynton nevers fails to win over my soul with his playing. Sassy is my favorite track because of its playfulness. It also plays with themes established elsewhere on the CD. I will admit to taking the 12 instrumental tracks and reburning them as a single 65 minute CD. As much as I enjoy poetry, it was distracting for my enjoyment of the music. Perhaps it will work better as a live performance. Shoutout for A Train, a Banjo, and a Chicken Wing, which has some masterful slow blues trumpet singing. Wynton Marsalis

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