Waltz For Ruth - Charlie Haden And Kenny Barron - Night And The City
Label: Verve Records - VERCD16 • Format: CD Album, Promo • Country: US • Genre: Jazz • Style: Easy Listening
The third in a series of Charlie Haden duet projects for Verve in the s finds the increasingly nostalgia-minded bass player working New Waltz For Ruth - Charlie Haden And Kenny Barron - Night And The City City's Iridium jazz club with pianist Kenny Barron.
Moreover, it is entirely possible that we are getting a skewed view of the gig; according to Hadenhe I Still Thank You - Green.Means.Love - Grün (File, Album) his co-producer wife Ruth tilted this album heavily in the direction of romantic ballads, eliminating the bebop and avant-garde numbers that the two may have also played at the club.
Be that as it may, this is still a thoughtful, intensely musical, sometimes haunting set of performances, with Barron displaying a high level of lyrical sensitivity and Haden applying his massive tone sparingly. Most of the seven tracks are fantasias on well-known standards, although one of the most eloquent performances on the disc is Barron 's playing on his own "Twilight Song.
Energetic Happy Hypnotic. Romantic Sad Sentimental. Sexy Trippy All Moods. Drinking Hanging Out In Love. Introspection Late Night Partying. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. Features Interviews Lists. Streams Videos All Posts.
Release Date September, Genre Jazz. Styles Mainstream Jazz. Recording Date September 20, - September 22, Track Listing. Twilight Song. Kenny Barron. For Heaven's Sake. Spring Is Here. Body and Soul. Waltz for Ruth. Charlie Haden. The Very Thought of You. Ray Noble. Twilight Song Kenny Barron. Waltz for Ruth Charlie Haden.