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Vinyl LP pressing. Recorded in 1956 and issued in early 1957 by Prestige Records, Tenor Conclave displays an amazing all-star line up based on four of the greatest tenor sax voices of the time, Al Cohn, John Coltrane, Hank Mobley and Zoot Sims, along with a top class rhythm section featuring Red Garland on piano, Paul Chambers on bass and Art Taylor on drums. The result shouldn't be seen as just a great blowing session, in fact Tenor Conclave perfectly stands as a document of the state of the art of tenor saxophone at the end of the Fifties. Four young distinctive personalities teaming up on a great album full of hard swinging music. Highlights include a couple of Blues infected Mobley's originals and a highly sophisticated rendition of Irving Berlin's "How Deep is the Ocean".
Vinyl LP pressing. Recorded in 1956 and issued in early 1957 by Prestige Records, Tenor Conclave displays an amazing all-star line up based on four of the greatest tenor sax voices of the time, Al Cohn, John Coltrane, Hank Mobley and Zoot Sims, along with a top class rhythm section featuring Red Garland on piano, Paul Chambers on bass and Art Taylor on drums. The result shouldn't be seen as just a great blowing session, in fact Tenor Conclave perfectly stands as a document of the state of the art of tenor saxophone at the end of the Fifties. Four young distinctive personalities teaming up on a great album full of hard swinging music. Highlights include a couple of Blues infected Mobley's originals and a highly sophisticated rendition of Irving Berlin's "How Deep is the Ocean".
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Vinyl LP pressing. Recorded in 1956 and issued in early 1957 by Prestige Records, Tenor Conclave displays an amazing all-star line up based on four of the greatest tenor sax voices of the time, Al Cohn, John Coltrane, Hank Mobley and Zoot Sims, along with a top class rhythm section featuring Red Garland on piano, Paul Chambers on bass and Art Taylor on drums. The result shouldn't be seen as just a great blowing session, in fact Tenor Conclave perfectly stands as a document of the state of the art of tenor saxophone at the end of the Fifties. Four young distinctive personalities teaming up on a great album full of hard swinging music. Highlights include a couple of Blues infected Mobley's originals and a highly sophisticated rendition of Irving Berlin's "How Deep is the Ocean".
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