8.05.2010 г.

George Shearing - 1974 - The Way We Are

George Shearing - The Way We Are
MPS 1974

The Quintet:
George Shearing - Piano
Andy Simpkins - Bass
Rusty Jones - Drums
Sigi Schwab - Guitar
Heribert Thusek - Vibes

The Amigos;
Chino Valdes - Congas & Bongos
Carmelo Garcia - Timbales

Found in Leicester market along with some other great Jazz lp's that included Thad Jones, Charlie Parker and the Dizzy Gillespie landmark bebop LP 'Champ'. The cover looked vaguely familiar and one of the tracks sounded really familiar by name- "The World Is A Ghetto"!!!! Seeing that it had a cover of "Aquarius" on there and being on MPS it was purchased for the sizeable fee of 50 pence. Connoseirs of the breaks should be aware of this Lp for the 2 aformentioned tracks, Aquarius kicks of with what must be one of the heaviest and most begging to be sampled drum intro on any MPS recording whilst "The World Is A Ghetto" should be very familiar to most.
01 - The Way We Are
02 - Do You Know The Way To San Jose
03 - Killing Me Softly
04 - The World Is a Ghetto
05 - Superstar
06 - Eleanor Rigby
07 - Brian's Song
08 - Aquarius
09 - You Are The Sunshine Of My Life
10 - Alone Again, (Naturally)