THE CULTURAL GOOFBALLS ON WHICH I AM CURRENTLY HOPPED UP
Thursday, May 23, 2013
HORACE SILVER TRIO - SAFARI (Blue Note, 1952)
I never tire of this record. It seems like the perfect expression of the great partnership of Horace Silver and Art Blakey, just cascading all over each other for two and a half minutes. Of course Gene Ramey is in there somewhere too with his bass, but I never seem to notice. Ebullient, inventive, incandescent, effluvient, aromatic, i can't say enough! And that press roll thing that Art Blakey does at 1:08 just killlls me...
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