Have Horn Will Travel

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All Music Guide - Cub Koda
Duke Robillard's sax player, Gordon Beadle aka Sax Gordon, comes to the plate with his debut album and delivers a disc with some true horn-honking wallop to it. Produced by Robillard and with essentially him and his band backing Gordon for this session, this is a fun album that's thoroughly grounded in older styles. But at the same time, it's also informed with a strong sense of humor, and the performances have a contemporary sensibility, especially evident on the sing-talk vocal efforts "You Said She Wouldn't," "But Officer" and the title track. Gordon's tenor sax tone is as big as you could possibly ask for, invested with all the honking style hallmarks of greats like Gene ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Cub Koda
Duke Robillard's sax player, Gordon Beadle aka Sax Gordon, comes to the plate with his debut album and delivers a disc with some true horn-honking wallop to it. Produced by Robillard and with essentially him and his band backing Gordon for this session, this is a fun album that's thoroughly grounded in older styles. But at the same time, it's also informed with a strong sense of humor, and the performances have a contemporary sensibility, especially evident on the sing-talk vocal efforts "You Said She Wouldn't," "But Officer" and the title track. Gordon's tenor sax tone is as big as you could possibly ask for, invested with all the honking style hallmarks of greats like Gene Ammons, King Curtis, Joe Houston and Junior Walker. Gordon's originals are every bit as strong as any of the obscure jazz classics he chooses to interpret on this debut outing, making the biggest impression here. Another retro sax album? Guess again.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/10/1998
  • Label: Bullseye Blues
  • UPC: 011661958920
  • Catalog Number: 619589

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Have Horn Will Travel (3:06)
  2. 2 For Whom the Horn Honks (4:27)
  3. 3 Melancholy Serenade (4:20)
  4. 4 DD Rider (5:05)
  5. 5 You Said She Wouldn't (4:30)
  6. 6 Waterbed Lou (5:22)
  7. 7 Hubcap Pete (3:38)
  8. 8 The Last Mile (4:27)
  9. 9 Squashy (3:05)
  10. 10 But Officer! (3:50)
  11. 11 Heavy Soul (8:08)
  12. 12 Hallelujah (4:04)
  13. 13 Deep River (3:03)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Sax Gordon Primary Artist, Primary Artist
Duke Robillard Guitar
Marty Ballou Bass
Gordon "Sax" Beadle Tenor Saxophone, Vocals
Porky Cohen Trombone
Bob Enos Trumpet
Doug James Baritone Saxophone
Rich Lataille Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone
Carl Querfurth Trombone
Marty Richards Drums
Tom West Organ, Piano
Eric Moore Vocals
Technical Credits
Duke Robillard Producer, Mastering
Gordon "Sax" Beadle Song Notes
Dick Shurman Liner Notes
Jack Gauthier Engineer
Tom Walsh Mastering
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