John Benson Brooks


Alabama Concerto

  • Release Date: 07 Oct 1991
  • OJCCD-1779-2

Back in the early Seventies, a panel of British critics selected Alabama Concerto as one of the 200 essential jazz albums of the previous quarter-century. They were impressed by the eloquent variations on rural folk material created by composer John Benson Brooks (friend and kindred spirit of Gil Evans and George Russell) and the flawless execution of the extended work by Art Farmer, Cannonball Adderley, Barry Galbraith, and Milt Hinton. The passing years only reaffirm the unique excellence o… MORE