Ralph Sutton, one of the greatest stride pianists of the past four decades, is in excellent form on this European set. Joined on some selections by guitarist Lars Blach, bassist Hugo Rasmussen and drummer Svend Erik Norregard, Sutton takes two of the 12 songs unaccompanied and romps through a program of veteran standards that is highlighted by "Thou Swell" and "Jeepers Creepers." The 1995 CD reissue augments the original LP program with three alternate takes and a 13th selection: a duet version of "Old Fashioned Love" with bassist Rasmussen.
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AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow