Thursday, March 30, 2017

Joe Henderson







































Artist:  Joe Henderson

Born:  April 24, 1937.  Lima, Ohio, USA
Died:  June 30, 2001 (Aged 64).  San Francisco, California, USA
Genre:  Jazz, Hard Bop, Post-Bop, Soul Jazz, Mainstream Jazz, Jazz Fusion, Bossa Nova, Brazilian Traditions, Jazz Instrument, Saxophone Jazz
Occupation:  Musician, Saxophonist
Instruments:   Saxophone

Joe Henderson was an American Jazz Tenor Saxophonist.  He like to listen to musicians such as Lester Young, Stan Getz, Dexter Gordon and Charlie Parker.  He played with Jack McDuff, Kenny Dorham (1962-1963) and with Horace Silver's Quintet (1964-1966).  In 1967, there was a brief association with Miles Davis's Quintet featuring Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Ron Carter and Tony Williams.














Title:  The State Of The Tenor, Live At The Village Vanguard  Vol. 2  (2016)
Genre:  Jazz, Hard Bop, Post-Bop, Soul Jazz, Mainstream Jazz, Jazz Fusion, Bossa Nova, Brazilian Traditions, Jazz Instrument, Saxophone Jazz
Label:  Blue Note Records
Rating:   ****

Tracks:

 1.  Boo Boo's Birthday  (7:19)
 2.  Cheryl  (6:43)
 3.  Y Ya La Quiero  (6:43)
 4.  Soulville  (5:38)
 5.  Portrait  (7:05)
 6.  The Bead Game  (9:45)

Personnel:

Joe Henderson:  Tenor Saxophone
Ron Carter:  Bass
Al Foster:  Drums

The State Of The Tenor, Live At The Village Vanguard  Vol. 2  is an album by Joe Henderson, originally released in1986 by Blue Note Records, remastered and reissued in 2016 by Blue Note Records, featuring Ron Carter and Al Foster.

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