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Luminescence Original recording remastered


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Audio CD, Original recording remastered, March 18, 1997
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  • Audio CD (March 18, 1997)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Format: Original recording remastered
  • Label: OJC
  • ASIN: B000000Z39
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #446,423 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

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13 of 13 people found the following review helpful By Michael Brad Richman HALL OF FAMEVINE VOICE on January 13, 2001
Format: Audio CD
When Barry Harris' "Luminescence" was released in 1967 it must have sounded like old hack. In the post-Coltrane era of avant-garde modernism, classic hard bop stylings were outdated and certainly un-hip. But looking back from our perch at the beginning of the 21st century, whether it was cutting edge for 1967 or 1957 doesn't matter as much as whether the music has stood up over time. And Barry Harris' "Luminescence" has! This is not a great album mind you, but in the same way history has been kind to Hank Mobley (snubbed in the 60s as not cutting edge enough, but heralded today as a solid and creative musician, plain and simple), Barry Harris has composed and arranged a solid hard bop effort and assembled an excellent cast to perform it. The personnel is full of lesser known giants of jazz -- Pepper Adams on baritone sax, Junior Cook on tenor sax, Slide Hampton on trombone, Bob Cranshaw on bass and Lenny McBrowne on drums. "Luminescence" stands with another Barry Harris Prestige/OJC gem "At The Jazz Workshop" (see my review) as an excellent introduction to this unsung pianist.
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Barry Harris is an extarordinary brain above all. All dedicated to music Prepare yourself for a jazz delicious journey! This is a jazz classic. Features the title Luminescence which is a new reading of the standard 'How High The Moon'. Great!
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1 of 3 people found the following review helpful By K. M. Wali on June 3, 2009
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Dr. Barry Harris is the closest reincarnation of Bud Powell on the scene today. Always putting light on the path to SWING, with a "not the usual suspects band". Good feelin' music.
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