The Concord Jazz Heritage Series

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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Since tenor saxophonist Scott Hamilton has recorded over 60 albums as both leader and sideman for the Concord label, starting in 1974, there is no way that a single disc including this 1998 sampler could possibly do more than hint at his prolific catalog. On the other hand, Hamilton's swing style is virtually unchanged since his early days, so one can get a good idea of his approach from listening to this CD, which has a dozen selections from as many releases. Most of the tenor's more notable collaborations are represented here, with appearances by cornetist Warren Vach? on "You're Getting to Be a Habit with Me", baritonist Gerry Mulligan, cornetist Ruby Braff "A Sailboat ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Since tenor saxophonist Scott Hamilton has recorded over 60 albums as both leader and sideman for the Concord label, starting in 1974, there is no way that a single disc including this 1998 sampler could possibly do more than hint at his prolific catalog. On the other hand, Hamilton's swing style is virtually unchanged since his early days, so one can get a good idea of his approach from listening to this CD, which has a dozen selections from as many releases. Most of the tenor's more notable collaborations are represented here, with appearances by cornetist Warren Vaché on "You're Getting to Be a Habit with Me", baritonist Gerry Mulligan, cornetist Ruby Braff "A Sailboat in the Moonlight", pianist Gene Harris, and tenorman Flip Phillips but surprisingly not pianist Dave McKenna. There is also a cut apiece from an orchestra date and a meeting with organist Mike LeDonne. Fine music, but mainstream tenor collectors will want much more by Scott Hamilton.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/25/1998
  • Label: Concord Records
  • UPC: 013431481928
  • Catalog Number: 4819
  • Sales rank: 193,240

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Scott Hamilton Primary Artist, Tenor Saxophone
Ruby Braff Cornet
Alan Broadbent Piano, Conductor
John Bunch Piano
Cal Collins Guitar
Herb Ellis Guitar
Jake Hanna Drums
Gene Harris Piano
Gerry Mulligan Baritone Saxophone
Flip Phillips Tenor Saxophone
Nat Pierce Piano
Norman Simmons Piano
Warren Vaché Cornet, Flugelhorn
Dennis Irwin Bass
Mike LeDonne Organ
Lewis Nash Drums
Ray Brown Bass
Monty Budwig Bass
Phil Flanigan Bass
Joel Helleny Trombone
Harold Jones Drums
Jay Leonhart Bass
Roy McCurdy Drums
Bob Maize Bass
Mike Renzi Piano
Chuck Riggs Drums
Technical Credits
Alan Broadbent Musical Director
Bob Cranshaw Contributor
John Burk Producer, Executive Producer
Duke Ellington Composer
Phil Edwards Engineer
George Horn Mastering
Ed Trabanco Engineer
Alan Varner Engineer
Scott Yanow Liner Notes
Glen Barros Executive Producer
Irving Gordon Composer
Brooks Bowman Composer
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