Bill Coleman, Charlie Shavers, Jay McShann: Hammersmith Odeon, London
Max Jones, Melody Maker, 8 November 1969
IT LOOKED on paper like an epic evening of swinging middle-road jazz on Tuesday. It wasn't bad, either, but it wasn't quite the berries that it promised to be. Impossible to say why; everybody played all right, but the performance took some time to levitate.
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