Salt And Pepper by Sonny Stitt And Paul Gonsalves
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180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl 45 RPM LP - 2 LPs Sealed
One of the underrated gems of the 1960s, Salt And Pepper is an exciting matchup of tenors Sonny Stitt and Paul Gonsalves. It is very much a jam session set, with Salt And Pepper being a heated medium-tempo blues and the two competitive tenors stretching out on S'posin' and a lengthy Perdido. The most memorable selection from the date is the one on which Stitt switches to alto, Stardust. His beautiful playing behind Gonsalves' warm melody statement raises the session to the classic level. Also included on this consistently exciting release is a Sonny Stitt quartet set. Although Stitt (doubling on alto and tenor) recorded scores of quartet sessions, he sounds particularly inspired here, especially on such offbeat material as Estralita, the Dixieland standard Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone and My Mother's Eyes. Highly recommended to bebop and straight-ahead jazz fans.
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1. Salt And Pepper
3. Theme From Lord Of The Flies
5. Star Dust
7. Lester Leaps In
9. Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone
12. My Mother's Eyes
13. I'm Getting Sentimental Over You
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