Blues for Hawk

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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
In the early '80s, the young trumpeter Yves Francois, who had only been playing his horn for a few years, decided that it was long overdue for saxophonists Eddie Johnson and Franz Jackson to be recorded in a freewheeling setting. He organized and recorded four sessions during 1981-1986, some of which was released on scarce LPs on Jackson's Pinnacle label. Now all of the music is available on one CD. The basic tunes allow the musicians to play swing, bits of Dixieland, 1950s-style R&B, and touches of more modern jazz. The spirit is certainly there and the rollicking feel and the spontaneity are quite appealing. There are missteps, mistakes, and brief lost moments along ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
In the early '80s, the young trumpeter Yves Francois, who had only been playing his horn for a few years, decided that it was long overdue for saxophonists Eddie Johnson and Franz Jackson to be recorded in a freewheeling setting. He organized and recorded four sessions during 1981-1986, some of which was released on scarce LPs on Jackson's Pinnacle label. Now all of the music is available on one CD. The basic tunes allow the musicians to play swing, bits of Dixieland, 1950s-style R&B, and touches of more modern jazz. The spirit is certainly there and the rollicking feel and the spontaneity are quite appealing. There are missteps, mistakes, and brief lost moments along the way, but this CD succeeds as good-time music. Fortunately both Johnson and Jackson have recorded more extensively since this time and Francois has improved as a trumpeter. But even with its flaws, this is certainly a fun set.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/7/2005
  • Label: Delmark
  • UPC: 038153056520
  • Catalog Number: 565
  • Sales rank: 162,326

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Lester Leaps In (3:12)
  2. 2 Roll 'Em Pete (4:29)
  3. 3 Comin' in Home (3:08)
  4. 4 Blues for Hawk (4:45)
  5. 5 Melancholy Baby (3:45)
  6. 6 How Long Blues (4:30)
  7. 7 Tiptoe (3:21)
  8. 8 Kathy (3:44)
  9. 9 Catnip (3:27)
  10. 10 Studio Chatter (0:06)
  11. 11 Mecca Flat Blues (4:22)
  12. 12 Just a Feeling (4:19)
  13. 13 Sweet Sue (Just You) (3:37)
  14. 14 Hot Harlem (3:50)
  15. 15 Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams (3:55)
  16. 16 Spider Crawl (5:23)
  17. 17 Hassell Road (3:44)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Yves Francois Primary Artist, Trumpet, Flugelhorn, Soloist
Franz Jackson Clarinet, Alto Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Vocals, Soloist
John Gorman Trumpet, Flugelhorn, Soloist
Andy Johnson Piano
Eddie Johnson Tenor Saxophone
Odie Payne Jr. Drums, Soloist
Bud Johnson Piano
Eddie Johnson's Crackerjacks Tenor Saxophone, Soloist
Marc Smierciak Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone
Ken Voelker Drums
John Gorman Trumpet, Flugelhorn, Valve Trombone
Jeff Lindahl Double Bass
Eric Haggard Drums
Technical Credits
Eddie Condon Composer
Franz Jackson Composer, Duet
Lester Young Composer
Jimmy Blythe Composer
Will J. Harris Composer
Robert G. Koester Producer, Audio Production
Victor Young Composer
Lloyd Sachs Liner Notes
Judd Sager Engineer
Eddie Johnson's Crackerjacks Duet
Steve Wagner Producer, Mastering, Cover Photo
John Thomas Engineer
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