Nice N' Greasy – Adriano Acea

A fun, funky, swinging blues head in that classic ‘60s soul-jazz style. Our lead sheets contain the two-horn harmonies from the recording.

Adriano Acea

September 11, 1917 – July 25, 1963

John "Johnny" Adriano Acea was a Philly-based pianist best remembered for his superb accompaniment of many jazz legends. Known and credited by several names, his legacy is fragmented: some of his best work is credited incorrectly, making it difficult for historians to properly recognize this talented composer and pianist, landing him in some obscurity despite a skill that his peers heralded. His collaborations with Grant Green, Ben Webster, and Illinois Jacquet are his best-known. Read more...

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