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Artist: Smith, Willie "the Lion" - Don Ewell
Title: Grand Piano Duets
Format: CD
Label: SACKVILLE
Catalog Number:2004
Barcode:038153200428 itemnumber=1000121651
Price: $16.98  (All prices include domestic shipping.)
Genre: JAZZ
Release Date: 9/15/2017
Availability: In Stock
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In the spring of 1965 pianist Don Ewell began his four-week engagement in Toronto that lasted seven months. David Gillman, a jazz fan and one-time promoter, started hanging at the Golden Nugget and was reminded of another stride legend Willie "The Lion" Smith who he had presented in the '40s. Fast forward to '66, Gillman brings Ewell and Smith together for a Canadian TV filming. While in town the two jam together often at the Nugget and informal, live recordings are made (issued as Stride Piano Duets, DMK 249). The following year the two are brought together into a recording studio and this album is the astonishing result.

Track Listing
 1. 
[4:03] I’ve Found A New Baby

 2. 
[4:41] A Porter’s Song (To A Chambermaid)

 3. 
[5:12] I Would Do Anything For You

 4. 
[4:56] Some Of These Days

 5. 
[3:39] Just You, Just Me

 6. 
[4:55] Everybody Loves My Baby

 7. 
[4:12] Can’t We Be Friends

 8. 
[4:02] You Took Advantage Of Me

 9. 
[5:01] Keepin’ Out Of Mischief

10. 
[3:30] Sweet Georgia Brown

Performers on this Album
Willie “The Lion” Smith: piano
Don Ewell: piano
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Release Format: CD         
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