Herbie Ellis – Sweet Georgia Brown

I went hunting for the John Pizzarelli version of SGB because the bass solo by Christian McBride makes the hair on my arms stand up. Couldn’t find it, but did find Herbie stretchin’ out.
Herbie’s one of those guys who probably never got the full measure of credit he deserved because he spent most of his life playing with Oscar Peterson, which is the sort of thing any guitar player would give a nut to do, but tends to leave one somewhat slightly in the background.
In any case, hang on to your hat and get down on your knees. Herb Ellis rippin’ it up:


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