New York Cats

by Mark Elf

(1998) Jen Bay Jazz #JBR 0005

Personnel Mark Elf, Jay Leonhart, Dennis Mackrel
Description Bop guitar....modern and hip
Posted By Jeremy Cotton (7938)
Directory Recordings: Jazz
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Overall Rating: 4.0 (of 5)
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On 11/22/1999, Jeremy Cotton (7938) posted:
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Another guy I met and heard first at a BGSU clinic. his playing is in the Bop tradition, but is modern sounding. Not that he uses any effects besides a touch of reverb, but his ideas and lines are definitely bop distilled, although they don't sound dated at all. I doubt this record would be 100% accessible if you are not into jazz, but the playing is high quality.