Ike Quebec – It Might As Well Be Spring

Working with the same quartet that cut Heavy Soul, Ike Quebec recorded another winning hard bop album with It Might As Well Be Spring. In many ways, the record is a companion piece to Heavy Soul. Since the two albums were recorded so close together, it’s not surprising that there a number of stylistic similarities, but there are subtle differences to savor. The main distinction between the two dates is that It Might As Well Be Spring is a relaxed, romantic date comprised of standards. It provides Quebec with ample opportunity to showcase his rich, lyrical ballad style, and he shines throughout the album. Similarly, Roach has a tasteful, understated technique, whether he’s soloing or providing support for Quebec. The pair have a terrific, sympathetic interplay that makes It Might As Well Be Spring a joyous listen.


01. It Might As Weel Be Spring
02. A Light Reprieve
03. Easy Don’t Hurt
04. Lover Man
05. Ol’ Man River
06. Willow Weep For Me

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One Response to “Ike Quebec – It Might As Well Be Spring”

  1. pepeluzla says:

    Muchas gracias x tan buena música. Tú blog es una gozada!

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