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High Standards

by Jeff Berlin

Jeff Berlin rises to remarkable new heights of bass improvization as he redefines, yet again, the electric bass in jazz.
Genre: Jazz: Mainstream Jazz
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1. Groovin' High
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2. Nardis
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3. I Want to Be Happy
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4. Body & Soul
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5. Solar
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6. Invitation
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7. If I Were a Bell
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8. Valses Nobles et Sentimentales no. IV
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9. Someday My Prince Will Come
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


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"High Standards" is a representation of three players in a recording studio, playing a live concert, for no one but themselves! Bassist Jeff Berlin, pianist/upright bassist Richard Drexler, and drummer Danny Gottlieb's long collaboration, have allowed them to create telepathic interplay, in an improvised setting. This is a piano trio at its best...led by one of the greatest electric bass players of our time.


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Bluesquidd

A+++++
A must have for any bassist or musician.

Robert Parducci

A Departure for Jeff Berlin
High Standards is a departure for Jeff Berlin. Instead of the prog fusion ensembles he is known for, Jeff explores the traditional jazz trio format featuring his electric bass and accompanied by piano and drums. Expert musicianship abounds and it is a surprising that Richard Drexler and Danny Gottlieb's names are not featured more prominently. Their contributions are considerable even though this is Jeff’s record. A comparison can be made to Bill Bruford’s recording, “If Summer Had Its Ghosts” with Ralph Towner and Eddie Gomez. The most difficult adjustment for the listener is hearing the electric bass as the lead instrument in this setting. The timbre is unexpected for a role that would usually feature a sax player. Jeff’s playing appears to be effortless, and he performs solos that are reminiscent of former bandmate and guitarist, Allan Holdsworth. High Standards is a very satisfying recording and worthy addition to any jazz enthusiasts collection.