The Fox

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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Due to his decision to settle in Los Angeles, tenor saxophonist Harold Land has long been underrated. A strong bop stylist who later on would be influenced a great deal by John Coltrane, Land in 1959 had a sound closer to Sonny Rollins. For this excellent straight-ahead quintet set with trumpeter Dupree Bolton and pianist Elmo Hope, Land performs four of Hope's superior but little-known compositions along with two of his own. This is high-quality hard bop, easily recommended to fans of straight-ahead jazz.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Due to his decision to settle in Los Angeles, tenor saxophonist Harold Land has long been underrated. A strong bop stylist who later on would be influenced a great deal by John Coltrane, Land in 1959 had a sound closer to Sonny Rollins. For this excellent straight-ahead quintet set with trumpeter Dupree Bolton and pianist Elmo Hope, Land performs four of Hope's superior but little-known compositions along with two of his own. This is high-quality hard bop, easily recommended to fans of straight-ahead jazz.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/1/1991
  • Label: Ojc
  • UPC: 025218634328
  • Catalog Number: 343
  • Sales rank: 82,524

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Fox (5:36)
  2. 2 Mirror-Mind Rose (6:32)
  3. 3 One Second, Please (5:51)
  4. 4 Sims A-Plenty (6:17)
  5. 5 Little Chris (5:10)
  6. 6 One Down (7:23)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Harold Land Primary Artist, Tenor Saxophone
Frank Butler Drums
Elmo Hope Piano
Herbie Lewis Bass
Dupree Bolton Trumpet
Technical Credits
Leonard Feather Original Liner Notes
David Axelrod Producer
Dave Wiechman Engineer
Ray Avery Cover Photo
George Kershaw Cover Design
Art Becker Engineer
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