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About This Project

Green decided on a playlist that included compositions from many of the finest bebop and hard bop pianists, among them Bud Powell (“Tempus Fugit”), Sonny Clark (“Blue Minor”), Horace Silver (“Opus de Funk”) and Kenny Drew (“Cool Green”). Green also pays and plays homage to trumpeters Dizzy Gillespie (“I Waited for You”) and Donald Byrd (“Little T”). Conspicuously absent from Green influences is former employer Ray Brown, with whom Green recorded in the middle-to-late 1990s. Brown’s “Dejection Blues” would have gone far for Green.