By Geno Thackara, All About Jazz

At the other end of the density scale, while Kirk Lightsey‘s ivory-tickling also packs in a lot more than it seems, this whole recital still feels lighter than air. The program is comfortably familiar as a warm blanket (almost all ’60s bop staples, all frequent mainstays through his career), and things wrap up in a tidy 36 minutes. Still, however many decades he’s lived with them, even the same songs float with an endlessly fresh joy of discovery. Read more here.

 

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