Mark E. Gallo
Klarskov and his band have a superb CD/DVD combo in Blues At Dexter.
The Danish band
has the swing thing down pat.
with a finger-snapping version of Big Joe Turner’s “Wee
Wee Baby,” tenor man Anders Gaardmand challenges guitarist/vocalist
Klarskov for most impressive solo.
The big horn section and strong rhythm section propel this band
through ten swingin’ tunes, recorded in front of a live audience.
originals that sound at home in the program equally mixed with classic
from the genre from T-Bone Walker (three tunes), Sonny Terry and
Brownie McGhee, and a superb take on George Jackson’s “Last
is at turns greasy, rockin, and always swingin’ and one of
the standouts of the year. Whew!
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