It Don't Mean A Thing; Body and Soul; September Song; Stolen Moments/Blues and the Abstract Truth; Stella By Starlight; Round Midnight; I 'Aint Got Nothin' But the Blues; Green Dolphin Street; Don't Get Around Much Anymore/I Let A Song Go Out of My Heart (38.46)
Santa Cruz, CA April 2003
Eddie Mendenhall, piano; Ron Kaplan, vocals; Steve Robertson, drums; Dan Robbins, bass:
A classy trio gives Ron Kaplan solid support for this collection of Jazz songs. Ron has a deep sonorous voice that could make quite a favourable impact on some listeners, but for the slight deviance in his vocal range which seems to indicate a discomfort with his choice of keys or even with his breath control. He might well have benefited from having an independent producer overseeing this session. It just seems that, with a little more care, this quartet could have reached a far higher level of performance.
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