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Half And Half

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I'm Old Fashioned
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Blues For Kosi
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P.s. I Love You
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Once I Loved
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Half And Half
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Beautiful Friendship
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Daydream
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Is That So-
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Time After Time
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As Long As I Live
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Total Tracks: 10   Total Length: 62:47

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Oakland, CA, native Richard Wyands has played piano and arranged for a number of jazz legends since the ’50s, but curiously remained under-recorded as a leader. On this 1999 session for Criss Cross, Wyands mainly sticks to standards from the likes of Cole Porter, Billy Strayhorn, Sammy Cahn, and others. This is the third date where Wyands utilized drummer Kenny Washington and bassist Peter Washington, who easily adapt to whatever form is presented, gliding from ballads to bebop to bossa nova. This disc contains one original Wyands piece, “Half and Half,” written when the pianist was a member the Gigi Gryce quintet in the ’50s but not commercially recorded until this session. – Al Campbell

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