Frank Morgan Quartet

Yardbird-Suite

Yardbird Suite

  • Release Date: 22 May 2001
  • OJCCD-1060-2

Over a three-day period in January 1988, Frank Morgan and the illustrious members of the rhythm section heard here set down evidence that the alto saxophonist, who had only recently emerged from decades in obscurity, could take charge in both old and new jazz idioms. This album nods to the bebop tradition with a collection of songs primarily associated with Morgan's original idol, Charlie Parker. The playing amply demonstrates that, while a clear keeper of Parker's flame, Morgan had developed… MORE

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