Ruby Braff

Duets, Vol. 2

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These recordings, produced by John Hammond, were originally released on a series of discs. For the sessions, Hammond placed the two fine players in a simple setting; the outcome is excellent. Braff's New Orleans-style cornet playing is well-suited to Larkins' stride piano. The result is some wonderful music, particularly on standards like "Pocket Full of Dreams" and "I Could Write a Book."

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