Big Man's Blues

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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Altoist Andy Fusco, a veteran of Buddy Rich & His Orchestra, sometimes recalls Lee Konitz or Jackie McLean in his playing, although he is usually pretty original. This session comprised of seven standards and three originals by either Fusco or bassist John Goldsby showcases Fusco with both a quartet and with the addition of the John Coltrane-inspired tenor of Walt Weiskopf a quintet. The music is primarily straight-ahead and dominated by the saxophonists, although pianist Renee Rosnes gets in a few good solos, as well. Highlights include "Embraceable You," "Stablemates," "My Old Flame," and "Little Melonae."
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Altoist Andy Fusco, a veteran of Buddy Rich & His Orchestra, sometimes recalls Lee Konitz or Jackie McLean in his playing, although he is usually pretty original. This session comprised of seven standards and three originals by either Fusco or bassist John Goldsby showcases Fusco with both a quartet and with the addition of the John Coltrane-inspired tenor of Walt Weiskopf a quintet. The music is primarily straight-ahead and dominated by the saxophonists, although pianist Renee Rosnes gets in a few good solos, as well. Highlights include "Embraceable You," "Stablemates," "My Old Flame," and "Little Melonae."
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/22/1996
  • Label: Double Time Jazz
  • UPC: 711527011621
  • Catalog Number: 116
  • Sales rank: 339,683

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Embraceable You (7:07)
  2. 2 Stablemates (7:01)
  3. 3 Big Man's Blues (6:34)
  4. 4 Love Letters (5:16)
  5. 5 Airegin (4:33)
  6. 6 Pensativa (7:48)
  7. 7 My Old Flame (8:00)
  8. 8 Scooter (5:32)
  9. 9 LIttle Melonae (6:48)
  10. 10 Con-Ruthsion (6:11)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Andy Fusco Primary Artist, Primary Artist, Alto Saxophone
Renee Rosnes Piano
Walt Weiskopf Tenor Saxophone
Billy Drummond Snare Drums
John Goldsby Bass
Technical Credits
Steve Marcus Liner Notes
Jamey Aebersold Producer
Walt Weiskopf Arranger
Steve Davis Engineer
Clare Fischer Composer
Andy Fusco Arranger
John Goldsby Arranger
Benny Golson Composer
Jackie McLean Composer
Arthur Johnston Composer
Sam Coslow Composer
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