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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Joe Henderson's second recording as a leader features a very strong supporting cast: trumpeter Kenny Dorham one of Henderson's earliest supporters, pianist Andrew Hill, bassist Eddie Khan, and drummer Pete La Roca. Together they perform three Dorham and two Henderson originals, advanced music that was open to the influence of the avant-garde while remaining in the hard bop idiom. The up-tempo blues "Teeter Totter" contrasts with the four minor-toned pieces and, even if none of these songs became standards, the playing is consistently brilliant and unpredictable. Even at this relatively early stage, Joe Henderson showed his potential as a ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Joe Henderson's second recording as a leader features a very strong supporting cast: trumpeter Kenny Dorham one of Henderson's earliest supporters, pianist Andrew Hill, bassist Eddie Khan, and drummer Pete La Roca. Together they perform three Dorham and two Henderson originals, advanced music that was open to the influence of the avant-garde while remaining in the hard bop idiom. The up-tempo blues "Teeter Totter" contrasts with the four minor-toned pieces and, even if none of these songs became standards, the playing is consistently brilliant and unpredictable. Even at this relatively early stage, Joe Henderson showed his potential as a great tenorman.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/16/2000
  • Label: Emi Europe Generic
  • UPC: 724352564729
  • Catalog Number: 5256472
  • Sales rank: 93,651

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Teeter Totter (8:33)
  2. 2 Pedro's Time (10:04)
  3. 3 Our Thing (5:36)
  4. 4 Back Road (6:19)
  5. 5 Escapade (8:05)
  6. 6 Teeter Totter (7:10)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Joe Henderson Primary Artist, Tenor Saxophone
Kenny Dorham Trumpet
Andrew Hill Piano
Pete La Roca Drums
Eddie Khan Bass
Pete Roca Drums
Technical Credits
Leonard Feather Original Liner Notes
Joe Henderson Contributor
Andrew Hill Contributor
Pete La Roca Contributor
Michael Cuscuna Reissue Producer
Rudy Van Gelder Engineer, Remastering
Eddie Khan Contributor
Alfred Lion Producer
Francis Wolff Cover Photo, Inlay Photography
Bob Blumenthal Liner Notes
Reid Miles Cover Design
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