Gene Harris http://wrti.org en Maureen Malloy Suggests: Elegant Soul, The Life and Music of Gene Harris http://wrti.org/post/maureen-malloy-suggests-elegant-soul-life-and-music-gene-harris <p>The phrase "elegant soul" could describe numerous things: a person, a fashion, a way one deals with life. But after listening to Gene Harris' 1968 recording, I realized that the phrase perfectly describes Harris' style as a pianist. Beautifully accompanied by Andy Simpkins on bass and Carl Burnett on drums (the other "Two Sounds"), Harris plays in the classy way he has been known for, but this time he incorporated ribbons of gospel and maybe A dollop of funk. When you stir this all together, it equals <em>Elegant Soul</em>.</p><p>http://youtu.be/iWAo-Enu5Pk</p> Wed, 14 Nov 2012 12:43:50 +0000 Maureen Malloy 4722 at http://wrti.org Maureen Malloy Suggests: Elegant Soul, The Life and Music of Gene Harris