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Genres: Jazz, Pop
No Description Available. Genre: Jazz Music Media Format: Compact Disk Rating: Release Date: 1-JUN-1994
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Genre: Jazz Music
Media Format: Compact Disk
Release Date: 1-JUN-1994
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Yin-Yang Between Smooth and Funk
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Spyro Gyra's Best Album . . . . .
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"I've been purchasing Spyro Gyra since they released "Morning Dance" back in the 70's. Of all their albums, however, "Freetime" is my favorite. I promise if you give this cd a chance (listen to it several times), you'll be hooked. I've played this cd to friends and family and everyone enjoys it."
Great Jazz Album!!!!!!!!
Chris Covais | New York | 08/23/2004
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