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Bridge Over Troubled Water

Bridge Over Troubled Water by Paul Desmond
Released: Jan 1969
Label: A&M Records
OK, on the surface this CD is kind of lame: cool alto sax master Paul Desmond plays the Simon & Garfunkel songbook as an orchestra swells behind him. Here's the thing though -- Desmond was a lyrical improvisatory genius, the S&G songs are surprisingly well-suited to jazz and even Don Sebesky's lush charts are tolerable. Desmond bouncing along with Herbie Hancock and Ron Carter on "Feelin' Groovy" is the set's clear highlight.
Nick Dedina
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