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Giant Steps


Download links and information about Giant Steps by Woody Herman. This album was released in 1973 and it belongs to Jazz genres. It contains 9 tracks with total duration of 38:21 minutes.

Artist: Woody Herman
Release date: 1973
Genre: Jazz
Tracks: 9
Duration: 38:21
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No. Title Length
1. La Fiesta 4:59
2. A Song for You 4:44
3. Freedom Jazz Dance 3:49
4. The Meaning of the Blues 5:35
5. The First Thing I Do 3:22
6. Think On Me 4:27
7. Giant Steps 3:58
8. A Child Is Born 3:03
9. Be-Bop and Roses 4:24



Woody Herman always went out of his way during his long career to encourage younger players, often persuading them to write arrangements of recent tunes for his orchestra. On this recording one gets to hear his band interpret such selections as Chick Corea's "La Fiesta," Leon Russell's "A Song for You," "Freedom Jazz Dance," "A Child Is Born" and "Giant Steps"; what other bandleader from the '30s would have performed such modern material? With strong solo work from tenors Gregory Herbert and Frank Tiberi, trumpeter Bill Stapleton and Herman himself, this is an impressive effort.