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 Dec 4 - 10, 2003 

Music Article


George Cables Looking for the Light (Muse FX)

Aside from being my personal favorite jazz pianist, George Cables is largely responsible for defining modern jazz piano as we now know it. His latest recording offers a pleasing variety of post-bop up-tempo swing numbers and hushed ballads, all recorded with his "classic" quartet (Gary Bartz, Peter Washington and Victor Lewis). Eight of the 10 compositions are Cables' own, and the pair of covers, Carol King's "Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow" and Eric Satie's "Gymnopedie," prove to be excellent choices for the ensemble. Cables' lyrical style coupled with Bartz' equally enchanting soprano sax work makes for incredibly satisfying listening.

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