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COOTIE WILLIAMS / REX STEWART

JAZZ AT STEREOVILLE COOTIE & REX

Description:
The idea of this album was one often found in jazz: the pairing of outstanding soloists on the same horn, with an eye on the competitive atmosphere thus created. In this case the chosen musicians were brassmen Cootie Williams and Rex Stewart, who had been partners in the bands of Fletcher Henderson and Duke Ellington. Hawk's art, in particular, went beyond schools, eras, and style; his elegant simplicity and his stark, monolithic, dominating sound are among the high points of the entire album. For the record, Cootie's plea to 'don't just put us in the studio and tell everybody to blow, please,' was met by assigning the arranging chores to Ernie Wilkins and Joe Thomas. The results were brilliant, simultaneously redolent of an era of mainstream jazz, yet also sounding as freshly minted as the day they were made.
Songs: Personnel Details:
 I'm Beginning To See The Light
 Do Nothing Till You Hear From Me
 Alphonse And Gaston
 I Got A Right To Sing The Blues
 Walkin' My Baby Back Home
 When Your Lover Has Gone
 I Knew You When
 Walkin' My Baby Back Home (Alt. Take)
Personnel: Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart, Lawrence Brown, J. C. Higginbotham, Coleman Hawkins, Bud Freeman, Billy Bauer, Hank Jones, Milton Hinton, Gus Johnson
Label: BLUE MOON
Number: 818
Item Code: 72839
Format: CD
Genre:
Dates: (1957)
Price: $18.00  
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