Tuesday, 10 January 2017

George Shearing - The Way We Are -1974 UK

Sir George Shearing,(13 August 1919 – 14 February 2011) was a British jazz pianist who for many years led a popular jazz group that recorded for Discovery Records, MGM Records and Capitol Records. The composer of over 300 titles, including the jazz standard "Lullaby of Birdland", had multiple albums on the Billboard charts during the 1950s, 1960s, 1980s and 1990s. (wiki)
"The Way We Are" released in 1974 by MPS-BASF Records ‎(MC 25351).From this album i chose  two covers, "The World Is A Ghetto" and "Aquarius". Enjoy!!!


Piano – George Shearing
Bass – Andy Simpkins
Bongos, Congas – Chino Valdes
Drums – Rusty Jones
Guitar – Sigi Schwab
Timbales – Carmelo Garcia
Vibraphone – Heribert Thusek

-by dj fanis: here

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