The L.A. Four (guitarist Laurindo Almeida, Bud Shank on alto and flute, bassist Ray Brown, and drummer Jeff Hamilton) were in their fifth year when they were recorded live at the 1979 Montreux Jazz Festival. The program has two group originals, a samba version of "I Love You," "Just In Time," and a four-song, 14-minute Duke Ellington medley. Fine music, although not containing any real surprises.
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AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow