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Dick Wellstood Solo Piano

Live At Hanratty's

Catalog # 210

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Tracklist
1) Cha Cha For Charlie (4:21)
2) I Wish I Were Twins (4:15)
3) Gee Baby Ain't I Good To You? (2:18)
4) Quincy Street Stomp (3:25)
5) Barbara Song (3:35)
6) How Could I Be Blue? (2:37)
7) Georgia Cabin / Ghost Of The Blues (5:00)
8) Ain't Misbehavin' (3:08)
9) Deed I Do / Georgia On My Mind /Don't Let It Bother You (9:57)
10) I'm Putting All My Eggs In One Basket (3:02)
11) Runnin' Wild (4:24)
12) Looking At You / You've Been A Good Ole Wagon (5:37)
13) So In Love (2:29)
14) Everybody Loves My Baby (4:17)
15) A Pretty Girl Is Like A Melody (4:12)
16) Cornet Chop Suey (4:08)
17) My Shining Hour (2:47)
Notes: This CD is a reissue release of the incredible 1981 recording of Dick Wellstood at Hanratty's - a truly great pianist at one of the best piano bars in New York City at that time, playing one great tune after another. Originally issued on the ChazJazz label as a 2-LP set, these performances have been digitally remastered and are now available on one CD. As noted jazz critic Dan Morgenstern states in the liner notes, 'pure solo playing is the real test, and Wellstood is one of the true masters of this demanding art and craft'. With regard to this particular performance, he says, 'a shining hour and then some of Dick Wellstood at his finest. They don't come better.'
Performers: Dick Wellstood, piano
Producer: Charlie Baron
Mastered by: Jon Bates/Downtown Sound & Mix Masters
Artwork: Paul Bacon