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Live At The Village Vanguard

Peter Bernstein, Larry Goldings, Bill StewartWBGO

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When their busy schedules align, guitarist Peter Bernstein, keyboard player Larry Goldings and drummer Bill Stewart play together as a trio. Their format isn't earth-shatteringly new — largely standards, a few original pieces, classic sonorities in which Hammond B3 organ meets electric guitar — but after nearly 25 years as a band, their rapport is. Theirs isn't an organ trio of greasy funk, but their cleaner language is plenty tasteful, overlaying smart choices atop plenty of swing.

They convene again for a week at New York's Village Vanguard. WBGO and NPR Music present a live video webcast and radio broadcast of the Goldings, Bernstein and Stewart band in concert.

Set List
  • "Simple As That" (Bernstein)
  • "Nobody Else But Me" (Kern)
  • "The Acrobat" (Goldings)
  • "The Danger Zone" (Mayfield)
  • "Dragonfly" (Bernstein)
  • "Just In Time" (Styne)
  • "Milestones" (Davis)
Personnel
  • Peter Bernstein, guitar
  • Larry Goldings, organ
  • Bill Stewart, drums
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