Benny Green: Naturally

Oscar Peterson had one. Nat Cole had one. Now piano man Benny Green, in his first Telarc release as a leader, offers some new takes on the jazz trio. Long-time friends and musical colleagues Russell Malone (guitar) and Christian McBride (bass) join Green for a session that combines solo flights, jazz standards, new compositions, and some surprising new directions.
Naturally
Released: 10/1/2000
Label: Heads Up
Genre: Jazz
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