The Hawk Flies High

Coleman Hawkins

The Hawk Flies High MP3 OJCCD 027 25
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    1. Chant 5:03
    2. Juicy Fruit 11:15
    3. Think Deep 3:21
    4. Laura 6:13
    5. Blue Lights 5:19
    6. Sancticity 9:10

Hawkins literally invented jazz saxophone, starred in the first jazz big band, and played with unfailing strength and invention into the Sixties. When Riverside invited him to assemble his choice of an ideal small group, the Hawk picked an impressive cast that ran the gamut from modern (J.J. Johnson) through mainstream (Hank Jones) and on back to Swing (ex-Basie drummer Jo Jones) and created a powerful album that stands as a lasting part of his legacy.

with J.J. Johnson, Idrees Sulieman, Hank Jones, Barry Galbraith, Oscar Pettiford, Jo Jones

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