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  Bucky Pizzarelli: Swing Live
  "Swing Live"

Bucky Pizzarelli
Bernard Purdie (drums)
Peter Appleyard (vibes)
Allen Vache (clarinet)
Michael Moore (bass)
Track listing:
  1. Lester Leaps In
2. Sweet Sue
3. Dinah
4. Perdido
5. If I Had You
6. Too Marvelous For Words
7. Lime House Blues
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Review by Barb November 18, 2007 (2 of 2 found this review helpful)
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B. Pizzarelli g, P. Appleyard vib, B. Purdie ds, A. Vache cl, M. Moore b, Chesky 2001.
The line-up of instruments, the music, the club-atmosphere, everything reminds of the classic “Jazz at the Pawnshop” – recordings by Proprius from 1976. And as that one has been of extraordinary audiophile quality, this one is of today`s reference quality for live recording either. Thank god for the Cheskys. They are audiophile purists and make real great sounding records.
And this band makes real good music, Benny Goodman`s swinging fun music. One can almost see the smile on the musician`s faces while listening to that live performance that must have been big fun. You can hardly keep your seat playing this record of swinging, stomping rhythms with superb soloing. And that`s not a surprise because this was the dancing music of the swing era, an nobody was sitting then. But as I have never been much a dancer I stay in my couch and rock my toes.

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Review by Newt September 17, 2004 (2 of 2 found this review helpful)
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Wow, I too am surprised at some of the reviews of this recording. I think the essence of the performance was really captured well. As a previous reviewer stated, if you like Swing, you're going to love this disc. Highly recommend.

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Review by eesau October 17, 2004 (1 of 1 found this review helpful)
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The SACD made me believe in multi-channel audio. After hearing this, I could not claim any more that multi-channel is just a gimmick. This is the future of high fidelity and Chesky records is undoubtly the king of multi-channel recording. The performance in outstanding and the players are highly skilled professionals. Remember to check Chesky's Persuations sing the Beatles,too

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