Bobby Broom – My Shining Hour

Released in August 2014, “My Shining Hour” is the twelth album by Bobby Broom, presenting a program of musical Americana.


Bobby Broom – My Shining Hour

Track Listing : 1.Sweet And Lovely (Gus Arnheim, Neil Moret (Chas. N. Daniels), Harry Tobias) – 05:55 . 2.My Ideal (Newell Chase, Richard A. Whiting) – 07:31 . 3.Just One Of Those Things (Cole Porter) – 07:00 . 4.My Shining Hour (Harold Arlen) – 06:07 . 5.Sweet Georgia Brown (Ben Bernie, Maceo Pinkard) – 06:05 . 6.The Heather On The Hill (Frederick Loewe) – 06:39 . 7.The Jitterbug Waltz (Fats Waller) – 06:57 . 8.Oh, Lady Be Good (George Gershwin) – 06:33 . 9.The Tennessee Waltz (Pee Wee King, Redd Stewart) – 04:17

Musicians : Bobby Broom – Guitars . Dennis Carroll – Bass . Makaya Mccraven – Drums

Production : Produced By Jonathan Horwich . Danny Leake – Mastering . Anthony Gravino – Engineer, Mixing . Jonathan Horwich – Engineer

Package : John Bishop – Cover Design, . Lloyd Sachs – Liner Notes . Todd Winters – Photography

Recorded March 6 Till 8, 2014.

Released In August 2014 By Origin.

Bobby Broom - My Shining Hour


All About Jazz
For sheer loveliness, however, it’s hard to top “Heather,” from Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe’s wonderful score for the Broadway musical Brigadoon. Broom and the trio linger lovingly over that one, leaving no subtlety overpassed. […]

The New York Times
It’s also among the most satisfying jazz guitar albums likely to emerge this year. Mr. Broom, 53, gets a firm but mellow sound out of his archtop guitar, and he has a beautifully relaxed sense of phrase. […]

The pace picks up with Cole Porter’s “Just One Of Those Things,” as the three musicians toying with each other to create tension. Broom’s fleet-fingered solo dances effectively around the song’s main theme, yet still fits perfectly. The title track continues the album’s concept. Hinting of East Coast jazz traditions, and creating visions of jazz greats like Ella Fitzgerald, the song effectively casts a spell over the listener. […]




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