Joe Henderson Sextet

The-Kicker

The Kicker

  • Release Date: 17 Aug 1990
  • OJCCD-465-2

In a generation of tenor saxophonists overwhelmed by the powerful influence of John Coltrane, Joe Henderson is one of the very few to stand out as an individual stylist. He is capable of playing both within the traditional limits of jazz and well outside of them in the esthetics of free jazz. Henderson swings even while altering the beat and exploring the full range of sounds it is possible for the tenor to produce. By the time of this 1967 session, he had established himself as one of the mo… MORE

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