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Johnnie Valentino: Stingy Brim

Stingy Brim’s cover states that guitarist Johnnie Valentino wanted the album to pay tribute to the bygone days of the tuba’s role as the keeper of the bass line in jazz. With that description, and a CD title coming from an old style of hat, one might think this album would fit comfortably next to your Leon Redbone collection.

But with all respect to the man in the white suit, don’t you believe it.

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