‘The Swinging Guitar of Tal Farlow’ is an album by Tal Farlow released on January 9, 1957 by Verve.
Track Listing : 1.Taking A Chance On Love (Vernon Duke, John Latouche, Ted Fetter) – 04:43 . 2.Yardbird Suite (Charlie Parker) – 05:15 . 3.You Stepped Out Of A Dream (Nacio Herb Brown, Gus Kahn) – 05:39 . 4.They Can’T Take That Away From Me (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) – 05:42 . 5.Like Someone In Love (Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen) – 06:38 . 6.Meteor (Tal Farlow) – 06:35 . 7.I Love You (Cole Porter) – 05:30
Musicians : Tal Farlow – Guitar . Eddie Costa – Piano . Vinnie Burke – Bass
Production : Produced By Norman Granz
Package : Sung Lee – Artwork . Herman Leonard – Photography
Recorded In May 1956.
Released On January 9, 1957 By Verve.
Costa played like a rumbling freight train, very percussively and rarely in the upper register, sometimes locking hands in unison. […]
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The Swinging Guitar of Tal Farlow not only presents Farlow at his swinging best but also features the brilliant pianist Eddie Costa in one of his too few recordings […]
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