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The Other Side of Benny Golson


Download links and information about The Other Side of Benny Golson by Benny Golson. This album was released in 1958 and it belongs to Jazz genres. It contains 6 tracks with total duration of 37:21 minutes.

Artist: Benny Golson
Release date: 1958
Genre: Jazz
Tracks: 6
Duration: 37:21
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No. Title Length
1. Strut Time 6:05
2. Jubilation 6:23
3. Symptoms 6:04
4. Are You Real 5:38
5. Cry a Blue Tear 5:22
6. This Night 7:49



Tenor-saxophonist Benny Golson's third recording as a leader was significant in two ways. It was his first opportunity to work with trombonist Curtis Fuller (the two would be members of The Jazztet by 1960) and it was one of his first chances to really stretch out on record as a soloist; up to this point Golson was possibly better known as a composer. Three of the six originals on this CD reissue of a Riverside date are Golson's ("Are You Real" was the closest one to catching on) but the emphasis is on the solos of the leader, Fuller and pianist Barry Harris; bassist Jymie Merritt and drummer Philly Joe Jones are excellent in support.