David Liebman / Doin' It Again

Go figure why some discs simply fly under the radar. This sizzling ’79 slab credited to The David Liebman Quintet -featuring drummer Adam Nussbaum, trumpeter Terumasa Hino, guitarist John Scofield, bassist Ron McClure, and the bandleader on tenor, soprano sax - brilliantly traverses post-bop and fusion.  It sounds to my ears that Ron is blending a chorus / flange effect for the upright and electric - which was vogue back in the day and still sounds great generations later. For hardcore jazz fans; the collective harmonic and improvisatory virtuosity of all the players is prominent. For casual jazz fans; the grooves and melodies are irresistible.  Go figure…