Arne Domnérus / Bengt Hallberg

Downtown Meeting: 2 Swedes in New York

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Swedish altoist/clarinetist Arne Domnerus and pianist Bengt Hallberg travelled to New York to record this Phontastic set with flugelhornist Clark Terry (who is on half of the songs), bassist George Mraz and drummer Oliver Jackson. The program on this CD reissue, which has two more numbers than the original LP, boasts plenty of high spirits and swinging solos. The group performs three Swedish songs (including Hallberg's "Mulen") and a variety of swing standards that are highlighted by "Gone with the Wind," C.T.'s feature on "Come Sunday," "In a Mellotone" and "C Jam Blues."

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