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December 14, 2010

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Bret Primack

But no Chanukah music?

Glgray

Thank you for the recommendation. This album looks great and I am downloading it now. I got the Jo Stafford album you recommended last year and I love it.

Claude Neuman

I have fond memories of listening to Eddie's music and chatting with him and his friend Gene Lees during a week at sea, at the “Floating Jazz Festival” of 1995.
During a Q&A session, someone asked him about his work schedule and he had this great answer: “I spend the summers in Cape Cod and the winters in Florida. It’s a tough life but someone’s got to do it.” Reminds me of my favorite album of his, “Those Quiet Days” :
http://www.amazon.com/Those-Quiet-Days-Eddie-Higgins/dp/B0000035YP/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1292403229&sr=1-1

Mike Milner

Great pick Marc! I purchased the recording from iTunes and really enjoy listening to it.

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