Again; Loved Buddy, but whereas Buddy always amazed, Louie always made everyone around him amazing. Seemed to always serve the music.
In the Buddy vs. Louie debate; Louie always won my heart: Buddy = Tactician (not a slam) vs. Louie = Musician.
Will not pretend there is one album that encapsulates his artistry, but The Louis Bellson Explosion never fails to uplift this soul.
'Course, then there's this: http://tinyurl.com/cftys3
http://twitpic.com/17x0e - @Karoli So sorry, but.., Boo Friggin’ Hoo! (sorry again, but.., Man!, do I miss Cali’ - even the bad days!)
They got the order right: Warren was but a warmup act for an ascending presentation of offerings, culminating in Barrak’s worthy invocation!