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Tenor Legacy by Benny Golson Tenor Summit
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Artist/Band:Benny Golson Tenor Summit
Name:Tenor Legacy
Cat No.:VACZ-1409
Performed by:Benny Golson (tenor sax)
Branford Marsalis (tenor sax)
James Carter (tenor sax)
Harold Ashby (tenor sax)
Geoffrey Keezer (piano)
Dwayne Burno (bass)
Joe Farnsworth (drums)
Release Date:07/29/2009
Description:Out of print item! Only ONE copy left in stock!
Videoarts Music 25th Anniversary
Limited-Edition Reissue Series!


Swing Journal Gold Disc!

To celebrate its 25th anniversay, Japan's Videoarts Music label re-released its hit jazz CDs as an attractively priced, limited edition "Hear The Music" series.

Tenor Legacy, recorded in 1996, was a very special project that became possible thanks to the idea of a Japanese producer and backing of a Japanese label. They put the legendary tenor saxophonist Benny Golson into a studio with Branford Marsalis, James Carter and Harold Ashby, three great tenorists of a younger generation.

The special septet with four tenors played jazz standards that are strongly associated with tenor legends such as Lestor Young ("Lester Leaps In"), Ben Webster ("Body & Soul"), Sonny Rollins ("St. Thomas") and John Coltrane ("My Favorite Things"). Backed by a superb rhythm section of pianist Geoff Keezer, bassist Dwayne Burno and drummer Joe Farnsworth, the three tenor saxophonists trade fiery solos. An excellent idea, well executed. This is a very hot, memorable album!

Produced by Makoto Kimata, Carl Allen & Vincent Herring. Recorded January 29 & 30, 1996, New York.

Album Tracks:
1. Lester Leaps InMP3 Sample
2. Body And Soul
3. St. Thomas
4. Cry Me A River
5. My Favorite Things
6. Whisper Not
7. Girl From Ipanema
8. My Old Flame
9. Lover Come Back To MeMP3 Sample
10. In Memory Of
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