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Larry Vuckovich Trio: Street Scene

Street Scene is an amazingly complete and in-depth musical autobiography on one CD. Larry Vuckovich emigrated to the U.S. from Yugoslavia with his family in 1951 when he was 14. San Francisco and its up-and-down jazz scene has been his main home base, but he has also lived and worked in New York and Europe and has played with a large cross-section of the world’s best jazz musicians over the past half century.

Vuckovich is a pianist whose evocative touch and poetic but unsentimental sensibility convey the wisdom of deep musical/life experience. The sources of his art are primarily three: the Sonny Clark-Barry Harris-Red Garland wing of mainstream postbop piano, his Balkan heritage and film noir.

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