Summertime: Ray Brown Trio ~ Swing, jazz and blues - Dance to the music

Friday, June 22, 2007

Summertime: Ray Brown Trio

Today it's Midsummer nights eve, which is a big holiday here in Sweden. What could be better fitting for today than to feature a version of the song Summertime. Summertime was written by George Gershwin for the opera Porgy and Bess in 1935.

In this video clip Summertime is performed by Ray Brown Trio which consists of Jeff Hamilton (drums), Gene Harris (piano) and of course Ray Brown (bass).

Great stuff. Both sweet, dramatic, groovy and swinging. Make sure you catch the bass riff that starts at 3:40 from the end (since YouTube videos counts down). Man, if I were a bass player I would steal that directly.

What do you think of Ray Brown Trio performing Summertime? Tell me.

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