Dick Twardzik -1954 IMPROVISATIONS

 

 

Dick Twardzik

1954 IMPROVISATIONS
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Dick Twardzik, piano
Jack Lawlor, bass
Peter Littman,
drums

1. Warming Up
2. Nice Work If You Can Get It
3. 'Round Midnight
4. Get Happy
5. It Could Happen to You
6. All the Things You Are
7. Yesterdays
8. Original
9. Our Love is Here to Stay
10. I Get a Kick Out of You
11. Bess You Is My Woman

12. I'll Remember April


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Recording Date: Recorded at informal sessions up to 1954


" A rare and significant find indeed. These performances are treasures. The eight minutes of "I'll Remember April" is, of itself, worth the price of the CD."

- Coda

"Exciting and individualistic. He was definitely at the forefront of improvisational probing in his time."

- Jazz News

 

"A rare glimpse of an obscure prodigy."

- Krin Gabbard, Cadence