Alto Summit

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All Music Guide - Ken Dryden
This is a sizzling meeting of three fine alto saxophonists in a session co-produced by Vincent Herring and Carl Allen. Phil Woods is the acknowledged dean of the alto, and his smooth chops contrast with Herring's grittier tone on bop classics like "Blue Minor" and "Minority." The veteran creates a sensational mood on "Stars Fell on Alabama," while Herring matches him with a lovely take of "Autumn in New York." The talented youngster Antonio Hart delivers a compelling solo in his feature, "God Bless the Child." All three saxophonists solo with gusto on Woods' "Song for Sass." The rhythm section includes Carl Allen on drums, Anthony Wonsey on...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Ken Dryden
This is a sizzling meeting of three fine alto saxophonists in a session co-produced by Vincent Herring and Carl Allen. Phil Woods is the acknowledged dean of the alto, and his smooth chops contrast with Herring's grittier tone on bop classics like "Blue Minor" and "Minority." The veteran creates a sensational mood on "Stars Fell on Alabama," while Herring matches him with a lovely take of "Autumn in New York." The talented youngster Antonio Hart delivers a compelling solo in his feature, "God Bless the Child." All three saxophonists solo with gusto on Woods' "Song for Sass." The rhythm section includes Carl Allen on drums, Anthony Wonsey on piano, and Reuben Rogers on bass.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/5/1996
  • Label: Milestone
  • UPC: 025218926522
  • Catalog Number: 9265

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Phil Woods Primary Artist, Alto Saxophone
Antonio Hart Alto Saxophone, Track Performer
Vincent Herring Alto Saxophone, Track Performer
Carl Allen Drums
Todd Anderson Alto Saxophone
Brad Leali Alto Saxophone
Reuben Rogers Bass
Anthony Wonsey Piano
Myron Walden Alto Saxophone
Technical Credits
Vincent Herring Producer
Michel Legrand Composer
Cedar Walton Arranger
Carl Allen Producer
Alan Bergman Composer
Marilyn Bergman Composer
Troy Halderson Engineer
George Horn Mastering
David Weatherspoon Arranger
David Weiss Arranger
Phil Woods Arranger
Zan Stewart Liner Notes
Makoto Kimata Executive Producer
Jamie Putnam Art Direction
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