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November 03, 2008


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Danny O'Bryan

Jimmy Raney told me during an interview I did with him in Louisville during the 1980s, that due to a death in his family Getz wasn't in the studio during the initial recording of "Focus." He came back later and played with the pre-recorded tapes.

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