Keeper of the Flame

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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Although a recording with Al Porcino's big band was titled The Final Performance, tenor saxophonist Al Cohn made two later recordings before his death in 1988. Keeper of the Flame, his next-to-last album, is a somewhat obscure set recorded in London with "the Jazz Seven." Although none of the sidemen would qualify as household names, they are quite professional and fine bop players. Cohn, who is the main soloist, stretches out on four group originals, "Mood Indigo" and his own "High on You." His tone had deepened through the years and Al Cohn is actually more distinctive on this recording than he had been in the 1950s.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Although a recording with Al Porcino's big band was titled The Final Performance, tenor saxophonist Al Cohn made two later recordings before his death in 1988. Keeper of the Flame, his next-to-last album, is a somewhat obscure set recorded in London with "the Jazz Seven." Although none of the sidemen would qualify as household names, they are quite professional and fine bop players. Cohn, who is the main soloist, stretches out on four group originals, "Mood Indigo" and his own "High on You." His tone had deepened through the years and Al Cohn is actually more distinctive on this recording than he had been in the 1950s.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/17/1995
  • Label: Ronnie Scott's Jazz
  • UPC: 751848980428
  • Catalog Number: 4
  • Sales rank: 292,982

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Blibo Baggins (8:11)
  2. 2 Mood Indigo (6:39)
  3. 3 Casa 50 (6:17)
  4. 4 Keeper of the Flame (8:44)
  5. 5 High on You (4:22)
  6. 6 Feel More Like I Do Now (5:28)
  7. 7 Serenade to Sweden (6:00)
  8. 8 Stemless (11:17)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Al Cohn Primary Artist, Primary Artist, Tenor Saxophone
Pete Beachill Trombone, Valve Trombone
Chris Laurence Bass
Andrew MacKintosh Alto Saxophone
Dick Pearce Trumpet, Flugelhorn
Jack Sharpe Baritone Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone
David Hartley Piano
Technical Credits
Allan Ganley Arranger
Tony Harris Producer, Executive Producer
Nigel Jopson Engineer
Andrew MacKintosh Arranger
Dick Pearce Arranger
Godfrey Salmon Executive Producer
Jack Sharpe Liner Notes
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