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Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Ran Blake - Plays Solo Piano (ESP-disk) - courtesy of

The linked review is of Plays Solo Piano, the 1965 solo debut of the remarkable jazz pianist Ran Blake.

Fred, my editor, gave me the green light. The nice folks at ESP Records sent me the disc. I listened, enjoyed, ruminated, and then wrote. I've long been a fan of Ran Blake, and it gives me great pleasure to promote his music. Here's the link:

The video below is not from Plays Solo Piano, but it gives you a taste of Blake's singular work.