Thursday, October 20, 2016

Stanley Turrentine





























Artist:  Stanley Turrentine
Born:  April 5, 1934.  Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Died:  September 12, 2000 (Aged 66).  
Genre:  Jazz, Bebop, Hard Bop, Jazz Blues, Soul Jazz, Smooth Jazz, Jazz Fusion
Occupation:  Bandleader, Composer, Saxophonist
Instruments:  Tenor Saxophone

Stanley Turrentine was an American Jazz Tenor Saxophonist.  He began his career playing Soul Jazz and Hard Bop on a series of classic albums for Blue Note Records, and touched on Jazz Fusion, and Blues.  He played with Ray Charles, Max Roach's band and met Shirley Scott (Organ), whom he married in 1960.  He also played with Jimmy Smith, Freddie Hubbard, Mitt Jackson, George Benson, Bob James, Richard Tee, Ron Carter, Grant Green and Eric Gale.















Title:  That's Where It's At  (2005)
Genre:  Jazz, Bebop, Hard Bop, Jazz Blues, Soul Jazz, Smooth Jazz, Jazz Fusion
Label:  Blue Note Records
Rating:   *****

Tracks:

 1.  Smile, Stacey  (8:09)
 2.  Soft Pedal Blues  (7:29)
 3.  Pia  (5:38)
 4.  We'll See Yaw'll After While, Ya Heah  (7:24)
 5.  Dorene Don't Cry. I  (6:16)
 6.  Light Blue  (6:32)

Bonus Track:  On CD Reissue

 7.  Light Blue (Alternate Take)  (6:26) 

Personnel:

Stanley Turrentine:  Tenor Saxophone
Les McCann:  Piano
Herbie Lewis:  Bass
Otis Finch:  Drums

That's Where It's At is the sixth Jazz album by Stanley Turrentine, originally released on September 1962 by Blue Note Records, remastered and reissued on September 13, 2005 by Blue Note Records.  It features the first collaborations between Stanley Turrentine and Les McCann (Piano), along with Herbie Lewis (Bass) and Otis Finch (Drums), with one Bonus Track.


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