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- Released: March 14, 2000
- Label: Blue Note Records
- 1.My Funny Valentine - Chet Baker
- 2.It Never Entered My Mind - Miles Davis
- 3.(I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons - Nat King Cole
- 4.Don't Explain - Dexter Gordon
- 5.Something Cool - June Christy
- 6.I Fall in Love Too Easily - Jacky Terrasson
- 7.Cry Me a River - Julie London
- 8.God Bless the Child - Stanley Turrentine
- 9.'Round Midnight - Sarah Vaughan
- 10.I'm Old Fashioned - John Coltrane
- 11.Shadow of Your Smile, The - Earl Klugh
- 12.You Taught My Heart to Sing - Dianne Reeves
- 13.People - Stefon Harris / Charlie Hunter
- 14.Save Your Love for Me - Nancy Wilson / Cannonball Adderley
- 15.Asphalt Canyon Blues - Grover Washington, Jr./Kenny Burrell
- 16.Tupelo Honey - Cassandra Wilson
All tracks digitally remastered by Rob Christie.
Personnel: Stanley Turrentine (tenor saxophone).
Audio Remasterer: Rob Christie.
Photographers: William Gottlieb; Alfred Gescheidt.
Blue Note's Pure Cool compilation delivers just what the title promises: a collection of tracks from the legendary jazz label's coolest artists, including Kenny Burrell, Charlie Hunter, Earl Klugh, and Stanley Turrentine. Miles Davis' "It Never Entered My Mind," John Coltrane's "I'm Old Fashioned," Julie London's "Cry Me a River," and June Christy's "Something Cool" are some of the album's highlights, along with songs from Cassandra Wilson, Sarah Vaughan, and Dexter Gordon. A stylish collection in keeping with Blue Note's sophisticated tradition. ~ Heather Phares