Man with the Horn

Man with the Horn

by Richie Cole

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Overview

Man with the Horn

The tapes for this long-lost set were discovered by altoist Richie Cole in his garage 25 years after they were recorded. Featured is one of Cole's finest groups, a quintet that included guitarist Bruce Forman and pianist Bobby Enriquez. Enriquez's hyper style, crazy wit, and impressive technique resulted in Cole nicknaming him "the Wild Man." In fact, the pianist sometimes makes Cole almost seem like a straight man in their humorous exchanges. Cole, who switches to tenor on "Easy Street" and "Man with a Horn," is in prime form, romping on such numbers as "Confirmation," "Jeannine," and the original "Um Ummm." Enriquez is showcased on a crazy version of "Slaughter on Tenth Avenue," and bassist Marshall Hawkins and drummer Scott Morris are excellent in support of the lead voices. Fans of Richie Cole's earlier "Alto Madness" bands will enjoy this well-recorded release.

Product Details

Release Date: 06/19/2007
Label: Jazz Excursion
UPC: 0843041044141
catalogNumber: 111

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Richie Cole   Primary Artist
Bobby Enriquez   Piano
Bruce Forman   Guitar
Marshall Hawkins   Bass

Technical Credits

Richie Cole   Composer
Bobby Enriquez   Composer
Duke Pearson   Composer
Buddy Johnson   Composer
Richard Rodgers   Composer
Eddie DeLange   Composer
Bonnie Lake   Composer
Charlie Parker   Composer
John Sutton   Engineer,Executive Producer
Will Jason   Composer
Val Burton   Composer
Richard Cole   Composer
Richard Greene & Beryl Marriott   Engineer

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