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Louis Hayes Quintet: Quintessential Lou

Louis Hayes knows his stuff. The veteran drummer, who early on honed his chops with the likes of Horace Silver and Cannonball Adderley, has put together a group of musicians and a selection of tunes that really work. While too many artists skim the wealth of available material, Hayes has dug down to resurrect and reinvent tunes like Joe Zawinul’s “Mystified” and Sonny Rollins’ “Decision.”

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