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  • Waiting for the Moment [Galaxy, 1978] B+

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Waiting for the Moment [Galaxy, 1978]
Side one offers a slight but delightful capsule history of acoustic jazz piano, beginning with a rag and a boogie-woogie from Jimmy Heath and moving on to compositions by Powell and Monk. Unfortunately, side two does something similar for electric piano; at times so devoid of content that you forget it's there. B+