Thursday, February 5, 2009

The Date : Jimmy Raney - Martial Solal (1981)

This time Jimmy Raney is joined by Algerian-born pianist Martial Solal (of Jean-Luc Godard's À bout de souffle fame) for en exquisite duet session of standards and originals giving us some very introspective music a la Bill Evans - Jim Hall.

1. Motion (Raney)
2. It Could Happen To You (VanHeusen, Burke)
3. Just Friends (Lewis, Klenner)
4. Body And Soul (Green, Heyman, Sour, Eyton)
5. The Date (Solal)
6. Almost Like Being in Love (Lerner, Loewe)
7. My Old Flame (Johnson, Coslow)
8. The Way You Look Tonight (Kern, Fields)

Jimmy Raney - guitar
Martial Solal - piano

Rec March 7, 1981


NicoleLeichenspeicher said...

Solal ... still highly underrated. Thanx & Greets from New Jersey,


Anonymous said...

thanks for all the raney!
any doug raney would be awesome--much of his stuff is still pretty obscure

Chris said...

Thank you for the Jimmy Raney posts! He was quite a player and I really appreciate your shares!

All the best!