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On the Up and Up

by The Osian Roberts/Steve Fishwick Quintet

Hard hitting, hard swinging Jazz in the 1950s/60s Hard bop style.
Genre: Jazz: Hard Bop
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  Song Share Time Download
1. The Hit
6:01 $0.99
2. I Loves You Porgy
7:42 $0.99
3. Hand Grenade
6:19 $0.99
4. A Pocketful of Grease
6:17 $0.99
5. The Road to Philly
10:17 $0.99
6. Now That I Am So in Love
4:37 $0.99
7. The Knife
8:33 $0.99
8. Swanee River
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Album Notes
Osian Roberts is a Welsh Tenor Saxophonist who has built an enviable reputation on the UK and European jazz scene.Steve Fishwick is widely regarded as one of the best trumpet players the UK has ever produced,having played with Anita 'o Day (recording with her on her last album 'Indestructible'),Herb Geller,Lanny Morgan,Richie Cole,Bob Cranshaw,Earl May,Lew Soloff,Clifford Jarvis,Ronnie Cuber and Scott Hamilton.
The quintet released their first album on Hard bop records 'Too much!' to much critical acclaim-

"If they could be transported back to 1960's New York,this band would upset ideas about what it takes to make a born jazz musician"Dave Gelly,The Observer.
"Could have come from any of Bob Weinstock's Friday afternoon sessions at Van Gelders"Tony Hall,Jazzwise
"Salt of the jazz earth and highly enjoyable"Barry Witherdon,Jazz review.

Steve has released his own Quartet album on Hard bop records ('Upfront!') and most recentley,the quintet has recorded a new album in New York with legendary pianist Cedar Walton and young veteran bassist Peter Washington,due for release next year.



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Mike Melito

These guys are the real deal! Osian and Steve and this band are killin! Anyone who loves \"real\" hardbop will love this CD.