When There Is Love Recorded in Paris by a pair of American jazz veterans, When There Is Love (Verve) full of love songs is so intoxicatingly bittersweet that it… When There Is Love Recorded in Paris by a pair of American jazz veterans, When There Is Love (Verve) full of love songs is so intoxicatingly bittersweet that it… Hank Jones Abbey Lincoln Jazz
Music Review

When There Is Love (1994)

EW's GRADE
A

Details Lead Performances: Hank Jones and Abbey Lincoln; Genre: Jazz

Recorded in Paris by a pair of American jazz veterans, When There Is Love (Verve) full of love songs is so intoxicatingly bittersweet that it could have passed import standards as a Bordeaux. Singer Lincoln is the hip embodiment of mature sexual intelligence, while pianist Jones is the living master of sly musical suggestion. They're like Simone Signoret and Yves Montand, only with as much cynicism as savoir faire. A

Originally posted Feb 04, 1994 Published in issue #208 Feb 04, 1994 Order article reprints