- This outstanding pressing boasts solid Double Plus (A++) sound from start to finish
- Big, rich and full-bodied sound was not that easy to find on the album, but this copy managed to pull it off
- Full of classic material by the likes of Monk and Cole Porter, finally finishing with a very emotional rendition of Stardust
- “…Pepper is in excellent form throughout the album, giving these songs heart-wrenching interpretations.”
A distinguished member of the Better Records Jazz Hall of Fame.
Baker Bigsby, one of our favorite engineers, recorded about half the album at Kendun right here in LA, specifically the songs Blues For Blanche, So In Love and Stardust. Is there a difference in the sound of those tracks compared to the others on the album? We’ll leave that little game to be played by those of you who are so inclined. (more…)