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The Marty Nau Group: At the Bouquet Chorale

It must have been an eerie experience for Phil Woods to guest with the Marty Nau Group featuring Vince Lardear, as he does on At the Bouquet Chorale, for not only do altoists Nau and Lardear both play in a Woods-ian mode themselves, but the leader often sounds uncannily like a carbon copy of his idol. In fact, there are spots in At the Bouquet Chorale where even the most ardent Woods fan will have a problem telling who is who (fortunately, the notes provide that information).

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