Today and Now/Desafinado

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All Music Guide - Campbell
This remastered two-fer combines tenor saxophonist Coleman Hawkins' 1963 releases Today and Now and Desafinado. Originally, these LPs were released separately on Impulse. Today is a straight-ahead date with pleasant renditions of the standards "Go Li'l Liza," "Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree," and "Put on Your Old Grey Bonnet." Desafinado is an attempt to match Brazilian rhythms with standards such as "I Remember You," "I'm Looking Over a Four Leaf Clover (Jazz Samba)," and the title track. Both sessions are enjoyable, relaxing, and breezy. While new liner notes are absent, Impulse had the good taste to restore the original packaging: front ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Campbell
This remastered two-fer combines tenor saxophonist Coleman Hawkins' 1963 releases Today and Now and Desafinado. Originally, these LPs were released separately on Impulse. Today is a straight-ahead date with pleasant renditions of the standards "Go Li'l Liza," "Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree," and "Put on Your Old Grey Bonnet." Desafinado is an attempt to match Brazilian rhythms with standards such as "I Remember You," "I'm Looking Over a Four Leaf Clover (Jazz Samba)," and the title track. Both sessions are enjoyable, relaxing, and breezy. While new liner notes are absent, Impulse had the good taste to restore the original packaging: front and back cover art and liner notes.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/26/2011
  • Label: Impulse Records
  • UPC: 600753347010
  • Catalog Number: 5334701
  • Sales rank: 185,962

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Coleman Hawkins Primary Artist, Tenor Saxophone
Tommy Flanagan Percussion, Piano, Claves
Major Holley Bass
Willie Rodriguez Percussion
Howard Collins Guitar
Barry Galbraith Guitar
Eddie Locke Percussion, Drums
Technical Credits
João Gilberto Composer
Quincy Jones Composer
Coleman Hawkins Composer
Manny Albam Arranger, Composer
Lew Brown Composer
Stanley Dance Liner Notes
Rudy Van Gelder Engineer
Antonio Carlos Jobim Composer
Johnny Mercer Composer
Dan Morgenstern Liner Notes
David Raksin Composer
Bob Thiele Producer
Jack Bradley Cover Photo
Charles Tobias Composer
Joe Lebow Liner Design
Mort Dixon Composer
Harry Woods Composer
Victor Schertzinger Composer
Newton Mendonça Composer
Neuza Teixeira Composer
Percy Wenrich Composer
Robert Flynn Cover Design
Bill Katz Composer
Stanley Murphy Composer
Pauline Rivelli Composer
Harry Gifford Composer
Ruth Roberts Composer
Sam Stept Composer
Jayme Silvia Composer
Tom Mellor Composer
Alf Lawrence Composer
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