Including Swings Shubert Alley, one of the very greatest jazz vocal albums, with Paich’s brilliant arrangements, killer Broadway songs, ace players, and Torme never better. Just a must.
Duke Pearson (piano), Donald Byrd (trumpet), Johnny Coles (trumpet), Bob Cranshaw (bass), Walter Perkins (drums).
The mid-sixties Argo albums Playin’ For Keeps and Testifyin’ Time, plus a bonus track.
Wayne Shorter’s ‘Introducing’ album + Wynton Kelly’s ‘Kelly Great’ album