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Relax Your Mind / Jay Ungar, Molly Mason

Release Date: 03/12/2012 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 35703  
Composer:  Various
Performer:  Jay UngarMolly Mason
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Notes and Editorial Reviews

Dirty Linen (8/03, p.59) - "...One of those rare enjoyable collections of music that is both professional and accessible..."

Track Listing
1. Backyard Symphony
2. Bob Wills Medley
3. Ookpik Waltz, The
4. Homegrown Tomatoes
5. Cotton Patch Rag, The
6. Oklahoma Hills
7. Blue River Waltz, The
8. That River's Taking Care of Me
9. Tampa
10. Blues Stay Away from Me
11. Old Madera Waltz, The
12. Bad Attitude
13. Relax Your Mind

Personnel: Jay Ungar (vocals, mandolin, fiddle); Molly Mason (vocals, guitar, bass, triangle); Jay Ungar (vocals, mandolin, fiddle); David Bromberg (guitar, slide guitar); Peter Davis
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Peter Ecklund (cornet); Harry Aceto, Steve Rust (bass); Sam Zucchini,

Michael Merenda (drums); Jack Dwyer (triangle).

Recorded at Allaire, Woodstock, New York; NRS, Catskill, New York and Quad Studios, New York, New York.

Relax Your Mind is another foray into the capable world of Jay Ungar and Molly Mason, although this time they tote the band Swingology as accompanists through Western swing and string band renditions of various traditional tunes, standards, and a few originals. It is obvious listening to any of the Ungar and Mason releases that the two are about as laid-back as musicians can be while performing, which is a sign of great talent to be sure, and this album is no exception. However, Relax Your Mind doesn't quite stand as tall as the adventurous musical scores the duo became known for but nonetheless is a welcome addition to a stellar catalog. ~ Gregory McIntosh, AllMusic
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Works on This Recording

Work(s) by Various
Performer:  Jay Ungar (Violin), Molly Mason (Guitar)

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