Best Audiophile Label Recording in the November 2009 Issue of The Absolute Sound!
A possible breakout album for Anthony Wilson, this organ trio with the superb Larry Goldings on B3 features two of the finest drummers working today, half the tunes are with the swinging Jeff Hamilton on drums and the rest session drummer par excellence Jim Keltner who lays down some truly great percussion. Aside from Wilson's exploration of Latin, south of the border influences, the recording features unique performances of music by Ellington, Hawkins, Jerry Goldsmith and Van Dyke Parks. Recorded direct to 2-track pure analogue in the legendary Oceanway Studio A in Hollywood, CA.
There just are not many audiophile record labels that record their own material. It’s extremely time consuming and even more expensive. If you want to continue to see these types of new titles coming out… PLEASE support Groove Note records!
"Crank it up and enjoy this not-so-guilty, below the neck retro-pleasure fest. Yes the CD layer sounds pretty good and the SACD even better, particularly in the air and atmosphere department but for the full effect, do insist upon the double 45 rpm version. It’s the biggest and the best bang for your (extra few) bucks!"
- Michael Fremer, Music Angle, rated 8/10 for music, 9/10 for sound!
Anthony Wilson, guitar
Larry Goldings, Hammond B-3 organ, celeste
Jeff Hamilton, drums (2-4, 9)
Jim Keltner, drums (1, 5-8, 10)
The Anthony Wilson Trio Jack Of Hearts Track Listing
2. Jack Of Hearts
3. Hawk Eyes
4. Carnegie Blues
5. Theme from Chinatown
6. Vida Perdida Acabou
7. Orange Crate Art
9. Zweet Zursday