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"My Song" is Joe Pass at his Finest
takfam | 05/10/2000
(5 out of 5 stars)
"I had this CD for several years and never listened to it-- guess I wasn't tuned in yet. Now, however, I play it often, and I'm struck by how brilliant Joe Pass was. I'm sure this was one of his last recordings. Now I understand what Carlos Santana meant when he said that Joe Pass' subtle, delicate jazz-playing is every bit as imaginative and powerful as Van Halen's ear-splitting pyrotechnics. Pass' playing on this CD is colorful, delicate, punchy, melodic, spontaneous. I love the way he selects excellent tunes as the basis for improvisation (rarely a bad idea!). He has the unique gift of being able to seemingly doodle for hours (but of course, "doodling" it ain't!), and captivate your ear all the while. Let's face it: Joe Pass plays the way every guitarist WISHES he/she could play! And you'll dig the liner notes, where Pass claims that he was never driven by music and never practices: "it's a gift from God." Well, get this CD. You'll enjoy the wonderful virtuosity and spirit with which he shares his gift to the world."