Joe Augustine

Sentimental Journey

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Joe Augustine's first solo piano album on Moulin d'Or is an instrumental offering of some '30s, '40s and '50s sweet and sassy songs. His sophisticated yet playful jazz truly delivers a performance which shows tenderness, emotion and delicate feeling. As an arranger, he is a careful harmonic chef using just the right musical spices to bring out the melody and meaning of a song. As a player, he displays the kind of skill that makes the hardest passages seem easy and natural. This unbeatable combination has resulted in a sparkling recording that will satisfy for years.

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