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MUTANT MIX-TAPE Tips the Hat to Mose Allison

Alas! Another great gone. Musically speaking, he was Blossom Dearie’s bluesier Southern cousin. Quirky. Off kilter. Quick-witted (and sometimes just weird-witted) lyrics. Atypical vocal tone and phrasing that was somewhere between Chet Baker and Mel Torme. And the man could swing on the piano. If you want to drop down a retrospective wormhole, start with … Continue reading