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Bill McBirnie Duo/Quartet: Mercy

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Having a ballad and a slow rhapsody on a straight-ahead jazz/Latin flute record could be a risk but for flautist Bill McBirnie taking that risk actually works.

Flanked by Hungarian pianist Robi Botos, Toronto born Bill McBirnie releases Mercy, an album of quartet and duo performances of well knows swing, bebop, bop, bossa nova and dixieland covers.

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