SCCD 31029 Tete / Tete Montoliu Trio
Catalan pianist Vincente Tete Montoliu (b. March 28, 1933 in Barcelona) “ swings like no other pianist in Europe ”, once remarked Ben Webster.
Jazz Journal confirmed Ben’s opinion in reviewing this album, “… he could blow most contemporary pianists into the ground technically …”.
And Radio Free Jazz of USA (the predecessor of JazzTimes) concluded,
“… This is the best piano record in many years and one that will certainly rank with the best of any era .”
1. Giant steps (John Coltrane)
2. Theme for Ernie (Freddie Lacey)
3. Body and soul (Johnny Green)
4. Solar (Miles Davis)
5. I remember Clifford (Benny Golson)
6. Hot house (Tadd Dameron)