Lafayette Harris Jr. – You Can’t Lose with the Blues

Labels:Savant Records
Number of Tracks:12
Total Time:00:57:07
From the Album:You Can’t Lose with the Blues
Formats:Jazz
Available Date & Time: Jan 22 2020 09:00:00 EST
Impact Date: Jan 21 2020 00:00:00

Pianist Lafayette Harris Jr. presents his latest recording
LAFAYETTE HARRIS JR. – You Can’t Lose with the Blues
Savant Records SCD 2178

Lafayette Harris Jr., piano
Peter Washington, bass • Lewis Nash, drums

 

 

YOU CAN’T LOSE WITH THE BLUES now #8 on the latest JazzWeek Radio Chart

Suggested Radio Tracks
Track 2 – I Love You, Yes I Do
Track 8 – Bloomdido
Track 11 – Please Send Me Someone to Love
Track 12 – The Juicy Blues

 

Baltimorean pianist LAFAYETTE HARRIS JR. is known for an energetic sense of rhythmic vitality, a tasty, full bodied musical approach to the keyboard, and a sensibility drenched in the blues.  A staple at the Lenox Lounge in Harlem for a number of years as well as a member of various aggregations led by Max Roach, Harris’ new recording reflects this experience as well as a myriad of influences, from boogie-woogie legend Sammy Price to Kenny Barron and Barry Harris, all of whom encouraged Lafayette as an up-and-coming player.  Bassist Peter Washington brings a forceful sense of rhythm and lyrically rounded solos to the date, and drummer Lewis Nash keeps the rhythms swinging strongly and as steady as a Swiss watch.  A thoughtful setlist and sterling sound from the Van Gelder Studio makes this a self-recommending album.

 

Radio Promotion Info:
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 Record Company Info:
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