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Count "Red" Hastings With Danny Turner/ Eddie Woodland

With Danny Turner/ Eddie Woodland
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  • Originally Released: 2006
  • Label: Collectables Records

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Count "Red" Hastings built up an impressive reputation as a saxman during the late '30s. He also led his own band, and when he recorded these tracks for Gotham, was working in the realm where rhythm and blues merged into bop and jazz. Selections by Hastings are complemented by sax sensation Eddie Woodland and by Danny "Mr. Alto" Turner. The disc also contains six previously unreleased takes.

Tracks:

  • Buy for $0.991.Diga Diga Do
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  • Buy for $0.993.Minor In The Diner (Previously Unreleased)
  • Buy for $0.994.She's Funny That Way
  • Buy for $0.995.Patches (Previously Unreleased)
  • Buy for $0.996.Begin The Beguine
  • Buy for $0.997.Candied Yam
  • Buy for $0.998.Patches
  • Buy for $0.999.Baboo
  • Buy for $0.9910.Minor In The Diner (Previously Unreleased)
  • Buy for $0.9911.Midnight Moan
  • Buy for $0.9912.Snap Case (Previously Unreleased)
  • Buy for $0.9913.Jumpin' With Pio (Previously Unreleased)
  • Buy for $0.9914.Danny's Jump (Previously Unreleased)

Product Description:

Includes liner notes by Tony Burke.
Personnel: Count Red Hastings (saxophone); Danny Turner , Eddie Woodland (saxophone).
Liner Note Author: Tony Burke.
Recording information: ??/??/1948-01/04/1950.
A fine tenor saxophonist who appeared on many sessions in the 1950s, Count Hastings only led two sessions of his own in his career, both for Gotham and released in full on this CD. The first two songs (from 1948) are with an unidentified rhythm section and include a barely recognizable "Begin the Beguine." The eight numbers from the January 4, 1950, session (including two alternate takes) often have Hastings teamed with fellow tenor George Kelly and some sparks fly. The music is early R&B but also has the influence of small-group swing and bebop. The material is mostly basic, but the playing is creative within the genre. Also included on this CD are two numbers apiece from altoist Danny Turner (no relation to the later Count Basie alto of the same name) and the completely forgotten (but worthwhile) tenor Eddie Woodland. Fun jump music. ~ Scott Yanow

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Product Info:

  • Sales Rank: 9,848
  • UPC: 090431532324
  • Shipping Weight: 0.24/lbs (approx)
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