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Turning Point


Download links and information about Turning Point by Benny Golson. This album was released in 1962 and it belongs to Jazz genres. It contains 7 tracks with total duration of 34:22 minutes.

Artist: Benny Golson
Release date: 1962
Genre: Jazz
Tracks: 7
Duration: 34:22
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No. Title Length
1. How Am I to Know 3:50
2. The Masquerade Is Over 4:40
3. Dear Kathy 4:48
4. Three Little Words 4:41
5. Turning Point 3:57
6. Stella By Starlight 4:52
7. Alone Together 7:34



Renamed Turning Point upon one of its reissues, this quartet set for tenor saxophonist Benny Golson was the beginning of the close of an era. Within a year, Golson would be working full-time as a writer in the studios, and he de-emphasized his playing until making a comeback in the late 1970s. Golson is heard on this LP for one of the last times playing in his original Don Byas/Lucky Thompson-influenced style. Joined by pianist Wynton Kelly, bassist Paul Chambers and drummer Jimmy Cobb, Golson performs two originals, plus five superior standards, including "How Am I To Know," "Three Little Words" and "Alone Together." A rewarding but sadly out-of-print set.