The Book Cooks

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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Booker Ervin's debut as a leader teamed the intense tenor saxophonist with fellow tenor Zoot Sims one will have little difficulty telling the cool-toned Zoot apart from Booker, trumpeter Tommy Turrentine, pianist Tommy Flanagan, bassist George Tucker and drummer Dannie Richmond. Ervin who has his ballad "Largo" as a feature performs five originals and "Poor Butterfly"; best are the slow blues "The Blue Book" and the rapid blues "The Book Cooks."
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Booker Ervin's debut as a leader teamed the intense tenor saxophonist with fellow tenor Zoot Sims one will have little difficulty telling the cool-toned Zoot apart from Booker, trumpeter Tommy Turrentine, pianist Tommy Flanagan, bassist George Tucker and drummer Dannie Richmond. Ervin who has his ballad "Largo" as a feature performs five originals and "Poor Butterfly"; best are the slow blues "The Blue Book" and the rapid blues "The Book Cooks."
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/19/2001
  • Label: Rhino
  • UPC: 081227669126
  • Catalog Number: 76691

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 The Blue Book (8:35)
  2. 2 Git It (6:56)
  3. 3 Little Jane (6:24)
  4. 4 The Book Cooks (10:42)
  5. 5 Largo (6:15)
  6. 6 Poor Butterfly (3:46)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Booker Ervin Primary Artist, Tenor Saxophone
Tommy Flanagan Piano
Dannie Richmond Drums
Tommy Turrentine Trumpet
George Tucker Bass
Zoot Sims Tenor Saxophone
Technical Credits
Teddy Charles Producer
Peter Ind Engineer
Ira Gitler Liner Notes, Original Liner Notes
Tom Moulton Remastering
Joseph F. Laredo Liner Notes
Eddie Levine Executive Producer
Greg Vaughn Remastering
Lyn Bradley Reissue Package Design
Jaclyn Levine Reissue Project Coordination Assistant
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