Gene Harris It's the Real Soul (Live)

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  • Released: May 1, 1996
  • Originally Released: 1996
  • Label: Concord Records

Entertainment Reviews:

JazzTimes - 10/96, p.121
" you've heard umpteen times, yet Harris' reworkings are personal and surprisingly refreshing....Harris approaches the material much like a singer; his phrasing, sensitivity and manner of hitting the keys obviously are based on knowing the words to the tunes..."


  • 1.Summertime
  • $0.99 on iTunes2.You Don't Know Me
  • 3.Lady Be Good
  • 4.Straight, No Chaser
  • 5.Menage A Bleu
  • 6.My Funny Valentine
  • 7.Estoril Soul
  • 8.That's All

Product Description:

Gene Harris Quartet: Gene Harris (piano); Ron Eschete (guitar); Luther Hughes (bass); Paul Humphrey (drums).
Additional personnel: Frank Wess (tenor saxophone, flute).
Recorded live at Manchester Craftsmen's Guild, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on March 10 & 11, 1995. Includes liner notes by W. Royal Stokes.
Personnel: Frank Wess (flute, tenor saxophone); Gene Harris (piano); Ron Eschete (guitar); Ron Wess (flute, tenor saxophone); Paul Humphrey (drums).
Audio Mixer: Phil Edwards .
Liner Note Author: W. Royal Stokes.
Recording information: Manchester Craftsmen's Guild, Pittsburgh, PA (03/10/1995-03/11/1995).
Photographer: Bob Bowman .
Gene Harris was a very consistent pianist, always infusing the standards and ballads that he interpreted with soul and the blues feeling. On this live set (recorded in Pittsburgh), Harris and his regular quartet of the period (with guitarist Ron Eschete, bassist Luther Hughes, and drummer Paul Humphrey) perform typically soulful versions of "Summertime," "You Don't Know Me," "Lady Be Good" (taken at a relaxed tempo), and "That's All." Veteran tenor saxophonist and flutist Frank Wess is featured on four other numbers: two of his originals plus "Straight No Chaser" and "My Funny Valentine." The music overall is predictably excellent, for all of Harris' Concord recordings are easily recommended. ~ Scott Yanow

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