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A Walkin Thing - Benny Carter - Jazz Giant (CD)

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  1. This compilation is almost like Benny Carter 's latter-period "greatest hits." It has many of his more famous tunes, it's loaded with the very best players in swing-to-bop jazz, and it's thoughtfully programmed by compiler Eric Miller. Carter plays alto sax on all the cuts, save his epic opus "When Lights Are Low.".
  2. Jazz Giant, an Album by Benny Carter. Released in on Contemporary (catalog no. S; Vinyl LP).
  3. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of Jazz Giant on Discogs. Label: Original Jazz Classics - OJC20 ,Contemporary Records - C • Series: 20 Bit Remastered • Format: CD Album, Reissue, Remastered • Country: Europe • Genre: Jazz • Style: Bop, Swing A Walkin' Thing Written-By – Benny Carter: 4 /5(5).
  4. Leroy Vinnegar lays down a suitable walking bass for A Walkin' Thing (a Carter composition) on which Frank Rosolino's double-time solo hits the spot. Tiger Rag is an unexpected treat, including dulcet trombone from Rosolino, a brief taste of Latin-American rhythm, a kicking solo from Ben Webster, and an .
  5. The most Tubey Magic, without which you have almostnothing. CDs give you clean and clear. Only the best vintage vinyl pressings offer the kind of Tubey Magic that was on the tapes in Tight, note-like, rich, full-bodied bass, with the correct amount of weight down low.
  6. Sub Genre: Jazz Tracklist: Old Fashioned Love I'm Coming Virginia A Walkin' Thing Blue Lou Ain't She Sweet How Can You Lose Blues My Naughtie Sweetie Gave to Me Thou Swell My Blue Heaven Just Imagine If I Could Be With You Sweet Lorraine Who's Sorry Now Laugh! Clown!Seller Rating: % positive.
  7. Benny Carter waswith Johnny Hodges and Charlie Parkerone of the three original and major alto saxophonists in jazz up until the late Fifties. He was undoubtedly, as the title of this album suggests, a Jazz Giant. The music in these sessions is unpretentious; bright, relaxed and .
  8. A Giant For All Seasons This may be Benny Carters overall finest recording. Surrounded by swing greats Ben Webster, Barney Kessel, the raucous trombone of Frank Rosolino, and a top notch rhythm section of pianist, Andre Previn in an early jazz appearance, the steady, walking bass of Leroy Vinnegar, and the propulsive drumming of Shelly Manne, Benny alto sax and trumpet explores some jazz.

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