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Various Artists: Jazz for Couch Potatoes

Guitarist/producer Chuck Loeb leads a top-notch ensemble whimsically dubbed the Couch Potato All-Stars through a collection of popular television themes on Jazz for Couch Potatoes! (Shanachie). In other hands, this could have been a cheesy exercise in faithfully (and boringly) recreating tunes we’ve heard a million times before, but Loeb, a talented guitarist with solid jazz chops, used the melodies as starting points for some very compelling jazz improvisation.

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