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"Broken Toy" by Joe Locke

"Broken Toy" by Joe Locke

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Lay Down Your Heart - Blues & Ballads Vol 1 (Motema Music) by Joe Locke

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Editor's Comments

Consummate delivery comes as standard. While "Broken Toy" may be a title that evokes scenes of small children crying it also has a dash of Oliver Nelson's "Patterns". Suitable for all ages.

About the track

"Broken Toy," from vibraphonist Joe Locke's latest Motéma Music release, Lay Down Your Heart - Blues & Ballad Vol 1, featuring pianist Ryan Cohan, bassist David Finck and drummer Jaimeo Brown. A sweet ballad, written by Locke for his 2002 duo recording with pianist Frank Kimbrough, The Willow (Omnitone), here it's given a beautiful quartet treatment that unfolds gradually, featuring a particularly fine solo from the vibraphonist.

This track appears by permission of contributing artist and/or record company. It is for personal use only; no other rights are granted or implied.

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