Larry Vuckovich: Young at Heart

San Francisco-based keyboard veteran Larry Vuckovich gathers an all-star cast to create a solid groove in tribute to Lester Young, Count Basie, Charlie Parker and other past masters.
Young at Heart
Released: 9/26/2000
Label: OGL
Genre: Jazz
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Tribute
To get that ’50s groove, keyboardist Larry Vuckovich called on reedmen Jules Broussard and Noel Jewkes, drummer Harold Jones and bassist Nat Johnson.
Culinary Notes
A mouth-watering metaphor melds musical morsels and memorable meals.
Sweet Lorraine
Nat Johnson, Jules Broussard and Noel Jewkes join Vuckovich to recreate the ballad that was Nat King Cole’s first hit.
Besame Basie
Vuckovich mixes Charlie Parker and Bud Powell with a Latin standard to get a "macho" sound, then swings into a Basie groove.
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