Label: Collectables - COL-CD-6235 • Series: Collectables Jazz Classics • Format: CD Compilation • Country: US • Genre: Jazz • Style: Hard Bop, Post Bop, Bop, Cool Jazz
This compilation from Collectables restores to circulation two strong Atlantic dates from Art Farmer 's immediate post-Jazztet period. One session features Farmer 's quartet playing standards with swinging subtlety; the other draws on original writing and has a classic, hard bop feel. Their approach draws to mind the great duet outings Hall made with pianist Bill Evans Undercurrent and Intermodulation.
Bassist Steve Swallowat this time still strictly an acoustic Das Buch - Puhdys - Ein Fest Für Die Sinne (DVD), and drummer Walter Perkins are also given lots of the spotlight in a intimate mix that highlights the quartet's telepathic interplay.
The only misgiving is some occasional distortion in Hall 's and Swallow 's parts. Kuhn frequently plays with go-for-broke intensity, his sheer exuberance more than making up for occasional technical lapses. His keyboard-pounding passion is heard to best advantage on the group's version of Carla Bley 's "Ad Infinitum. This compilation can be readily recommended to Farmer 's fans and to listeners Days Of Wine And Roses - The Art Farmer Quartet* - Interaction / Sing Me Softly Of The Blues an interest in any of the players involved.
Features Interviews Lists. Streams Videos All Posts. Genre Jazz. Styles Kinky - EXEM - Stereo Cool Hard Bop. Dinner Ambiance Relaxation. Track Listing. Days of Wine and Roses. Art Farmer Quartet. By Myself. My Little Suede Shoes. Charlie Parker. Embraceable You. Loads of Love. Richard Rodgers. Sometime Ago. Sergio Mihanovich. Sing Me Softly of the Blues. Carla Bley. Ad Infinitum.
Petite Belle. Steve Swallow. Pete La Roca. I Waited for You. Walter Fuller. One for Majid. Art Farmer Quartet feat: Art Farmer. Loads of Love Richard Rodgers. Sometime Ago Sergio Mihanovich.
Ad Infinitum Carla Bley. Petite Belle Steve Swallow. Tears Pete La Roca. I Waited for You Walter Fuller. One for Majid Pete La Roca.
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