This is a straight CD (and vinyl) reissue of a 1954 jazz date featuring the recorded headlining debut of trumpeter Conte Candoli
(though curiously, the album cover – also a straight reproduction of the original – spells his first name wrong. Candoli leads an energetic quartet – lots of showy drum work here, courtesy Stan Levey
– through an uptempo selection of tunes. Candoli and band are interpreters of the work of others; here you’ll find lively readings of numbers from the Gershwin
s along with other standards. It’s another high quality Bethlehem reissue
from the Naxos folks; collect ’em all!
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