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Charlie Watts Orchestra: The Ritz, New York NY

Jeff Tamarkin, Billboard, 24 January 1987

WATCHING CHARLIE Watts' omnipresent grin at this, the second show of a three-night stand in December with his 31-piece extracurricular jazz project, one imagined that had the Rolling Stones never made it out of London's Marquee club back in 1963, their trusty skinbasher would have been content to play big band jazz all along.

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