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Talkin' Trash Memphis-raised James Williams — one of today's half-dozen best mainstream jazz pianists — leavens his sophistication with a deep feeling for...Talkin' TrashJazz Memphis-raised James Williams — one of today's half-dozen best mainstream jazz pianists — leavens his sophistication with a deep feeling for...1995-01-13
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Talkin' Trash

Genre: Jazz; Lead Performer: Clark Terry; Producer (group): DIW

Memphis-raised James Williams — one of today’s half-dozen best mainstream jazz pianists — leavens his sophistication with a deep feeling for the blues on Talkin’ Trash But this show’s stolen by trumpeter Terry (can he really be 74?), who came up in the days before artistry and entertainment parted ways in jazz. In Terry’s silver-toned solos and impolite scat vocals, the concert hall meets the whorehouse, and that’s what jazz is all about. A

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