Oleg Kireyev QuartetMoscow, Russia. Moscow Philharmonic

22 November 2019, Friday
Jazz Stories with Oleg Kireyev.
"Romance in Jazz", works by Cole Porter, Henry Mancini and George Gershwin.

What's cool (to me, at least) about the result is how unabashed the band is in swinging genuinely hard on chestnut exotica like Puerto Rican-born Ellington trombonist Juan Tizol's "Caravan," which Oleg Kireyev turned to as an encore, and seems born to blow, dervish-like.   Howard Mandel, president of the Jazz Journalists Association, USA more