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Product Details

  • Original Release Date: August 10, 2010
  • Release Date: August 10, 2010
  • Label: Arbors Records, Inc.
  • Copyright: 2010 Arbors Records, Inc.
  • Total Length: 1:12:27
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  • ASIN: B003U21D24
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #377,384 Paid in Albums (See Top 100 Paid in Albums)

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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By Orion on October 11, 2010
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This is a dandy quintet! John Allred has big chops, and though he's deeply rooted in the swing era, he seems a bit more comfortable with 1950-60 bop and hard-bop than redoubtable Warren Vache, who does play very well here, too.

Genuine conservatives, the band is content simply to play the tunes (which they do WELL) without reinterpretation or re-invention. If you were jamming in college in the late '60s, as I was, you played the newer tunes here in pick-up sessions, and this CD has the feel of those sessions. Compare the performance of "Whisper Not" here with the old recording by the Art Farmer-Benny Golson Jazztet, and you'll hear the diff. Nothing new, really, on this new version, and this holds throughout the CD.

But, nevertheless, Allred plays with pure, uninhibited joy, and Vache is a wonderfully melodic cornet player who knows how to build motivic solos. This CD and it's predecessor, "Live in Bern", fits nicely between the Buddy Hackett-Vic Dickenson and Clark Terry-Bob Brookmeyer quintets. The Vache-Allred quintet is more progressive than the former and less so than the latter. It's an "old school" group. A tpt-tbn quintet that competes more favorably with Clark & Bobby is the Bobby Shew-Carl Fontana quintet, which has assimilated newer harmonies while remaining a mainstream group.

If you enjoy good-humored swing, you'll love this CD, I think.
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2 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Daniel Durham on December 29, 2010
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I read a review about this CD and decided to buy it. I had never heard of Warren Vache or John Allred before but heard they were good musicians. I'm glad I bought it because the two horn players are very talented. I play trombone and wish I was as good as John. But I was equally impressed with trumpet player Warren Vache. His chops and lyrical approach on the trumpet are as good as anyone playing today, and I don't hand out too many compliments when it comes to music. But if they ever tour in Buffalo, NY you can be sure that I'll be in the audience. The rhythm section can hold there own too. I will be listening to this CD many times during the next few months.
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