"Park Avenue Petite": Mystery Solved - JazzWax

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May 01, 2008


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Doug Edwards

Pat Martino also has a very heartfelt version on his album "East".


Wynton Marsalis' "The Seductress" seems very much like an homage to "Park Avenue Petite." The opening bars are so similar I would almost consider it another version.

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