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5.0 out of 5 stars Vocal Jazz Gem, June 21, 2012
This review is from: Hustlin' for a Gig (Audio CD)
Someone who knew I enjoy vocal jazz sent me this CD unannounced. The group, Uptown Vocal Jazz Quartet (UVJQ), has evidently been a local favorite of folks in Washington, D.C. for a while but was unfamiliar to me. I popped the CD into my sound system and suddenly received a most pleasant surprise. They weren't just good. They were very good. As I told the sender, I was immediately taken back to Lambert/Hendricks/and Ross, one of my favorites back in the early '60s. Tight, close harmony and rhythm make for a great listening experience. The variety of music on this CD obviously was designed to demonstrate the groups versatility while at the same time presenting a fresh collection of songs. I wish this genre of music was more widely appreciated by the listening audience so that groups as talented as UVJQ could receive their due.
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