Jackie Coon Softly

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  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1998
  • Label: Arbors Records


  • Buy for $0.991.You Took Advantage of Me
  • Buy for $0.992.The Blue Room
  • Buy for $0.993.Softly, As in a Morning Sunrise
  • Buy for $0.994.Four or Five Times
  • Buy for $0.995.Man With a Horn
  • Buy for $0.996.Avalon
  • Buy for $0.997.The Touch of Your Lips
  • Buy for $0.998.Tangerine
  • Buy for $0.999.Look for the Silver Lining
  • Buy for $0.9910.If I Had You
  • Buy for $0.9911.Autumn Leaves
  • Buy for $0.9912.(I Would Do) Anything for You

Product Description:

Personnel: Jackie Coon (vocals, flugelhorn); Rick Fay (vocals, tenor saxophone); Dan Barrett (vocals, trombone); John Allred (trombone); Johnny Varro (piano); Ed Metz, Jr. (drums).
Recording information: Audio Images, Bradenton, FL (11/20/1995-11/21/1995).
Photographer: Herb Snitzer.
The mellow-toned flugelhornist Jackie Coon is some ways a successor to Bobby Hackett. His style is lyrical; one can always hear the melody in his solos, and he plays quietly. On this CD, he is mostly heard in the best possible setting, leading a quartet also including pianist Johnny Varro, bassist Bob Haggart and drummer Ed Metz Jr. Two songs add the team of trombonist Dan Barrett and tenor saxophonist Rick Fay (all three horn players sing on "Four or Five Times"), and two other tunes find trombonist John Allred making the group a quintet. Mostly though, the focus is on Coon's cool horn. He digs into a variety of swing standards, with the highlights including "You Took Advantage of Me," "Avalon," "Tangerine" and "I Would Do Anything for You." Lightly swinging and subtle music. ~ Scott Yanow

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  • UPC: 780941116229
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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