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Blues and the Abstract Truth


Download links and information about Blues and the Abstract Truth by Suzanne Pittson. This album was released in 1992 and it belongs to Jazz genres. It contains 10 tracks with total duration of 54:51 minutes.

Artist: Suzanne Pittson
Release date: 1992
Genre: Jazz
Tracks: 10
Duration: 54:51
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No. Title Length
1. Butch and Butch 4:50
2. My Ship 6:16
3. You and the Night and the Music 5:40
4. In Love In Vain 5:36
5. Blues and the Abstract Truth 4:35
6. Out of Nowhere 4:42
7. The Meaning of the Blues 5:53
8. Love for Sale 6:52
9. Somewhere In Tokyo 4:13
10. Ginger Bread Boy 6:14



Singer Suzanne Pittson, who is based in the San Francisco Bay area, has a wide range, is able to interpret lyrics with proper sensitivity and is a masterful scatter. She improvises constantly, and her solos are full of surprises and chance-taking. In addition to a few fresh versions of standards (including "My Ship," "Out Of Nowhere" and an eccentric "Love For Sale"), Pittson explores such rarely heard material as Oliver Nelson's "Butch And Butch" and "Blues And The Abstract Truth" (both of which have been given lyrics by her husband, pianist Jeff Pittson), Jerome Kern's underrated (and rather emotional) "In Love In Vain," and Jimmy Heath's complex "Gingerbread Boy." The warm vocalist is assisted on this worthy effort (which was not put out until late 1996) by her spouse, along with trumpeter Jack Walrath (who takes several surprisingly extroverted solos), bassist Harvie Swartz and drummer Mike Clark.