|Larry Dunlap (2002)|
|Larry Dunlap is an extraordinary pianist and arranger, a player with taste and sophistication. He has been praised as a "remarkable and versatile accompanist" and "one of the best jazz pianists around -- anywhere" in the pages of the San Francisco Chronicle. Besides his ongoing career with Bobbe, Larry has served since 1983 as pianist for the British diva Cleo Laine and has performed an/or recorded with such luminaries as Mark Murphy, Joe Williams and Sheila Jordan as well as jazz instrumentalists Gerry Mulligan, Art Farmer, and Marc Johnson, to name a few.
As their numerous recordings and appearances at such venues as the Monterey and San Francisco jazz festivals have shown, together Bobbe Norris and Larry Dunlap offer a classy show of great music in their own style, infusing each song with romantic elegance and creative fire.
|# 1||Phineas Newborn jr||We Three (Roy Haynes)||Our Delight||(OJC)|
|# 2||Stan Getz with Gary McFarland||The Bossa Nova Years||No More Blues||(Verve)|
|# 3||Miles Davis with Gil Evans||Porgy and Bess||Bess, You Is My Woman Now||(Columbia)|
|# 4||Ahmad Jamal||The Awakening||Dolphin Dance||(Impulse)|
|# 5||Ivan Lins||Awa Yio||Leva e Traz (Give and Take)||(Reprise)|
|# 6||Quincy Jones||The Quintessence||Little Karin||(Impulse)|
|# 7||Weather Report||Black Market||Cannon Ball||(Columbia)|
|# 8||Bill Evans||Explorations||Elsa||(OJC)|
|Book||James Joyce, "Ulysses"|
|Luxury Item||A typewriter and a supply of paper and ribbons: "what I've always wanted to do ... is write a novel"|
Ron E. Beck