Wycliffe Gordon has a little bit of gravel in his voice and it adds to the impact of his impressive scatting chops. Of course, he’s no slack on the trombone either, fluent in everything from old-time blues to heartfelt balladry. As both a player and singer, bassist Jay Leonhart is also a master storyteller. With only an occasional saxophonist or percussionist dropping in, these two comrades hold the floor on This Rhythm on My Mind, thanks to their strong musical personalities and rapport.
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