Charlie Mariano with the Tete Montoliu trio – It’s Standard Time – Vol 1
An outstanding veteran pianist from Barcelona, Tete Montoliu was born blind. By the mid-50s he was regularly sitting in with visiting American artists, including Lionel Hampton. By the end of the decade he had ventured north to play at a number of important European jazz festivals and had also played in Scandinavia. Montoliu's own recording career began in 1958, and he was to prove a prolific recording artist.
Track Listing: 1. Stella By Starlight (Young-Washington) - 9:57 2. Moonlight In Vermont (Suesserdoff-Blackburn) - 4:35 3. Billie's Bounce (Parker) - 3:09 4. Poor Butterfly (Hubbell-Golden) - 5:10 5. I Love You (Porter) - 4:00 6. Flamingo (Grouya-Anderson) - 4:13 7. Manha Do Carnaval (Bonfa) - 5:46 8. Charlie's Blues (Mariano) - 5:35
Tete Montoliu (piano), Charlie Mariano (alto sax), Horacio Fumero (bass), and Peer Wyboris (drums).
Recorded at Estudi Gema, Barcelona, April 4 & 5, 1989
Produced by Jordi Pujol