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Avery Sharpe Trio: Autumn Moonlight

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Most jazz fans are familiar with bassist Sharpe through his long association with McCoy Tyner, but Sharpe has also been making his own records with varied instrumentation for many years and has established a substantial catalog as a leader. Sharpe does not vary the instrumentation here; every tune is performed in the classic piano trio format by Sharpe, pianist Onaje Allan Gumbs and Winard Harper. Sharpe is one of the few bass players who excels on both the double bass and the electric bass, but here he restricts his playing to the double bass, and Gumbs stays with the acoustic piano throughout.

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