Salt and Pepper
Download links and information about Salt and Pepper by Sonny Stitt, Paul Gonsalves. This album was released in 1963 and it belongs to Jazz, Bop genres. It contains 13 tracks with total duration of 01:12:43 minutes.
|Artist:||Sonny Stitt, Paul Gonsalves|
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|1.||Salt and Pepper||7:52|
|3.||Theme from Lord of the Flies||2:28|
|7.||Lester Leaps In||6:24|
|9.||Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone||4:35|
|12.||My Mother's Eyes||4:09|
|13.||I'm Getting Sentimental over You||4:15|
This 72-minute CD starts off with one of the underrated gems of the 1960s, an exciting matchup by tenors Sonny Stitt and Paul Gonsalves. Other than the brief throwaway "Theme from Lord of the Flies" (producer Bob Thiele's idea), this is very much a jam session set, with "Salt and Pepper" being a heated medium-tempo blues and the two competitive tenors stretching out on "S'posin'" and a lengthy "Perdido." Actually, the most memorable selection from the date is the one on which Stitt switches to alto, "Stardust." His beautiful playing behind Gonsalves' warm melody statement raises the session to the classic level. Also included on this consistently exciting CD is a Sonny Stitt quartet set originally titled Now! Although Stitt (doubling on alto and tenor) recorded scores of quartet sessions, he sounds particularly inspired here, especially on such offbeat material as "Estralita," the Dixieland standard "Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone," and "My Mother's Eyes." Highly recommended to bebop and straight-ahead jazz fans.