The 3 Sounds

Hey There!

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Hey There! finds the Three Sounds keeping themselves slightly in check, turning in snappy, concise versions of jazz and pop standards, as well as jumping originals from Gene Harris. The shorter song lengths mean that the trio emphasizes melody even more than usual, but that's hardly a bad thing. Each Three Sounds record thrives on laidback swing and deft melodic flourishes. By bringing these elements to the forefront, they highlight their accessibility, but that results in a thoroughly enjoyable record. Their technical prowess is better heard on records where they stretch out a bit more, but Hey There! is another artist record from the most consistently entertaining artist on Blue Note's roster.

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