Follows the first three CDs,'One for The Bishop(2004),a studio date,featuring,the late Joel Bishop O'Brien, (dec '04) Eddie Bert(dec'12), as well as Bill Crow,Marvin Bugalu Smith, Ed Diehl( dec17), Fred Smith,Billy Alfred, Rita & Harvey Kaiser;swings from the first downbeat ;
The Kansas City Sound 'Live' (2000), and A Tribute to The Duke (2002) both featuring excerpts from concerts at UCCC,Bard,& Vassar Colleges and The UC Crafts Fairs; the band at twelve players including jazz notables Bobby Johnson Jr.(dec '01), Ron Finckdec(dec 01), Roswell Rudd, (dec '17),Hugh Brodiedec'17,Ed Diehl(dec'17) and Gene Randolph( dec), Fred Jacobs,Larry Packer.
Current regulars on One for The Bishop include Bill Crow,Eddie Bert, Fred Smith,Ed Diehl and Harvey Kaiser from the original band with the addition of Marvin Bugalu Smith and,Billy Alfred, in addition to O'Brien.
Reviewed in the Kingston Freeman as "the real deal"( P. Farber); in the Chronogram:Special is the word .... for this fine ensemble...(Wavy Davy)
Daily Freeman: "raises the bar; driving; jaw- dropping; sassy; rollicking;delightful;pleasing (D. Malachowski
" This is ..... an attempt to let the spirit of the original music breathe." Geoffrey O'Brien from the liner notes to "Live"
Latin Jazz Axe: Rome 2014; guest artist; available on request: Face Book: Latin Jazz Axe..."due tenore"
Released: October, 2013
More about: Harvey Kaiser / The Kansas City Sound
How to buy The KC Four & More : Here & There
Also available at: BlueByrd's Hats & Music Wall St. Kingston NY Rhino Records, New Paltz NY, Kingston NY Jack's Rhythms, New Paltz NY
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