A Foolish Thing To Do

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A Foolish Thing To Do 55:45 $11.98
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1 A Foolish Thing To Do 04:31 $1.49 Buy
2 The End Of A Love Affair 04:45 $1.49 Buy
3 Go Away Little Boy 05:16 $1.49 Buy
4 When I Fall In Love 03:45 $1.49 Buy
5 Dindi 06:13 $1.49 Buy
6 West Coast Blues 04:16 $1.49 Buy
7 Affinity 05:50 $1.49 Buy
8 Just One Of Those Things 04:43 $1.49 Buy
9 Make Someone Happy 04:37 $1.49 Buy
10 Make It Easy On Yourself 03:38 $1.49 Buy
11 Never Let Me Go 04:07 $1.49 Buy
12 Basin Street Blues 04:04 $1.49 Buy

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Laverne Butler's voice is like a ribbon that she has tied onto a beautiful, sexy bow. Her latest, A Foolish Thing to Do exudes an established confidence not totally in place for her debut, Blues In The City. Following a recent trend in including more contemporary pop songs in the jazz repertoire, Ms. Butler deftly tackles the Goffin/King nugget "Go Away Little Boy" and the Bacharach/David composition "Make It Easy On Yourself". Added to these are the standard standards "When I Fall in Love" (rendered in a swinging, up-tempo romp) and a likewise "Basin Street Blues", which sports an effective bass solo from Daryl Hall. Pianist Bruce Barth (also the producer) contributes his own "Affinity" the lone instrumental on the disc. Trumpet phenom Terell Stafford is on had to add his certain panache to the gumbo, as well as David "Fathead" Newman's masculine tenor and Steve Wilson's sinewy alto. Regardless of any quibbles, this disc is finely crafted, as we have begun to expect from MAXJAZZ.

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Laverne Butler's voice is like a ribbon that she has tied onto a beautiful, sexy bow. Following a recent trend in including more contemporary pop songs in the jazz repertoire, Ms. Butler deftly tackles the Goffin/King nugget Go Away Little Boy and the Bacharach/David composition Make It Easy On Yourself. Added to these are the standard standards When I Fall in Love (rendered in a swinging, up-tempo romp) and a likewise Basin Street Blues, which sports an effective bass solo from Daryl Hall. Pianist Bruce Barth (also the producer) contributes his own Affinity the lone instrumental on the disc. Trumpet phenom Terell Stafford is on hand to add his certain panache to the gumbo, as well as David Fathead Newman's masculine tenor and Steve Wilson's sinewy alto. - All About Jazz