Life Journey

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  • Summary: The latest solo release for the pianist was produced by Tommy LiPuma and includes two original songs.
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  1. Apr 22, 2014
    80
    It's a joyous thing to hear, a record that recaptures much of the magic of Leon's Shelter records without being fussy.
  2. May 29, 2014
    80
    A master craftsman at work, saluting the sounds that have stirred his muse down the years.
  3. Mojo
    Jul 24, 2014
    80
    Wonderful. [Jul 2014, p.93]
  4. Apr 22, 2014
    78
    Leon Russell has nothing to prove, so his will to rappel off musical cliffs and soar into boogie, big-band jazz and tavern immersion’s rarified air is that much more satisfying.
  5. Apr 25, 2014
    76
    Russell brings a touch of the old South to all he surveys. Same here.
  6. Apr 22, 2014
    70
    A wry collection of blues, jazz and pop oldies fleshed out by two Russell compositions, the ribald rocker "Big Lips" and the big-band finale, "Down in Dixieland."
  7. Uncut
    Jun 6, 2014
    60
    Russell was always more super-sessioneer and songwriter than vocalist, and the rasp of advancing years does little for over-familiar pieces like "Fever" and "Georgia On My Mind." Better are more personal favorites like Billy Joel's "New York State Of Mind" and Mose Allison's "Fool's Paradise." [Jul 2014, p.80]

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