Benny Golson Quintet

Gettin-With-It

Gettin' With It

  • Release Date: 12 Jul 1995
  • OJCCD-1873-2

The rule of first impressions led many people whose hearing should have informed them otherwise to conclude that Benny Golson's tenor saxophone playing didn't amount to much. Although he had played with Earl Bostic, Lionel Hampton, and Dizzy Gillespie, Golson became famous as a composer and arranger. His tenor incorporated the tradition of Don Byas, Lucky Thompson, and Ben Webster into a style of great richness, authority, and virility. 1959's Gettin' With It was a reminder that here… MORE

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