Ellis Marsalis Loved Ones

Loved Ones
9 ratings
LOW STOCK: Only 3 copies left
SALE: $5.97
List Price: $7.98
You Save: $2.01 (25% Off)
or Mix & Match 10 CDs for $49.90
Available: Usually ships in 1-3 business days
sku:  SSP 24297
Brand New

Related products:

CD Details

  • Released: March 1, 2008
  • Label: Sbme Special Mkts.

Entertainment Reviews:

Down Beat - 5/96, pp.51-52
3.5 Stars - Good/Very Good - "...Ellis holds things together with a mature, neatly compressed style that fits within the mainstream tradition. Branford's most consistent characteristic is still his ability to try on a style, wear it convincingly and then shed it for the next thing...he has absorbed many of the qualities of Coltrane's playing..."


  • 1.Delilah (Delilah's Theme)
  • 2.Maria
  • 3.Lulu's Back In Town
  • 4.Miss Otis Regrets (She's Unable To Have Lunch Today)
  • 5.Angelica
  • 6.Stella By Starlight
  • 7.Louise
  • 8.Bess You Is My Woman - (from "Porgy And Bess")
  • 9.Liza
  • 10.Nancy (With The Laughing Face)
  • 11.Laura
  • 12.Alice In Wonderland
  • 13.Sweet Lorraine
  • 14.Dear Dolores

Product Description:

& Branford Marsalis.
Personnel: Ellis Marsalis (piano); Branford Marsalis (saxophone).
Recorded at Mastersound Astoria Studio A, Queens, New York on August 14 and September 11, 1995. Includes liner notes by Delfeayo Marsalis.
On Loved Ones, a set of music on which each of the 14 selections include a woman's name in its title, Ellis Marsalis takes five piano solos and has nine duets with his son Branford Marsalis. With the exception of a brief cooking rendition of "Liza," all of the performances are taken at a relaxed and sometimes quite slow tempo. Ellis Marsalis mostly lets the melodies breathe, infusing them with his own personality (the reworking of "Stella by Starlight" is quite intriguing) and often giving the songs somber interpretations. One wishes that there was more variations in tempos and moods. Branford Marsalis' appearances on soprano and tenor are always an asset, sometimes livening up the selections although mostly playing a subsidiary role to his father. The overall results are pleasing and thoughtful if not quite essential. ~ Scott Yanow

Music Lovers' Ratings & Reviews:

Customer Rating: Rating 5.0
Based on 9 ratings.
Be the first Music Lover to write an online review of this product!
Get Email Alerts for Ellis Marsalis

Product Info

  • Sales Rank: 42,125
  • UPC: 886972429724
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
  • International Shipping: 1 item

Jazz Instrument: Piano Music Categories:

To place an order or for customer service, call toll-free 1-800-336-4627 or outside the United States, call 1-610-649-7565
Open Monday-Friday: 8am-11pm, Weekends: 10am-10pm (Eastern Time)
Se habla Español! Spanish-speaking representatives available, Monday-Friday: 9am-4pm (Eastern Time)