On where Benny composed Killer Joe: “I Benny_Golson_s_New_York_Scene wrote the song in in my apartment at 55 W. 92 St. The Jazztet’s appearance at the Newport Jazz Festival came on the heels of the band’s highly successful debut, Meet the Jazztet. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of Killer Joe on Discogs.
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Golson was working with the Lionel Hampton killef at the Apollo Theater in Harlem in golsln he learned that Clifford Browna noted and well-liked jazz trumpeter who had done a stint with him in Dameron’s band,  had died in a car accident. Golson is known for co-founding and co-leading The Jazztet with trumpeter Art Farmer in March Learn how and when to remove this template message.
Jazzbebophard bop. Duke Pearson’s piano gklson is unfortunately barely audible here, but McKinney offers a brilliant trombone solo that is brimming with lyricism and unpredictable note choices. This page was last edited on 29 Novemberat From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. His big band arrangement of the song remained on the jazz charts for several months during From the late s through the s Golson was in demand as an arranger for film and television and thus was less active as a performer, but he and Klller reformed the Jazztet in The popularity of the song also inspired the name of the band known as Killer Joe who included the song on its CD of the same name in Inthe song enjoyed additional cross-cultural popularity when it was included on Un Poco Loco by the legendary Tito Puente, as a cha-cha-cha with Latin trumpet registers replacing its original saxophone chords.
After moving to New York inhe worked with tenor saxophonist-composer Gigi Koller for two years before joining Horace Silver’s quintet in and then Gerry Mulligan’s band in Contentious material about living persons that is unsourced or poorly sourced must benny removed immediatelyespecially if potentially libelous or harmful.
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Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. Their rendition of “Killer Joe” includes Golson’s clever spoken word introduction about a fictional jivester character he describes as someone who “wears a very neatly pressed double-breasted, form-fitting pin-striped suit with a chain that dangles from noe one side of his coat…who likes to play the horses, who is most certainly a ladies man and is very much against manual labor.
Share Tweet Submit Pin. Golson was so moved by the event that he composed the threnody ” I Remember Clifford “, as a tribute to a fellow musician and friend.
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Art Farmer Benny Golson. Farmer continued to work as a leader through the ’70s, ’80s, and ’90s in several small group settings, recording for the CTI, Soul Note, Contemporary, and Arabesque labels.
The Jazztet’s appearance at the Newport Jazz Festival came on the heels of the band’s highly successful debut, Meet the Jazztetreleased just two months earlier on the Argo label. Bennt Late Night Partying.
Farmer’s muted trumpet solo is exquisite and underscored by Lex Humphries loose, syncopated swing beat. Vocal 9 Jazz 8.
Golson continues to perform as a leader throughout the world. During the mids Golson returned to jazz playing and recording. Retrieved from ” https: In he re-organized the Jazztet and continued to record in small band settings through the ’80s and ’90s for the Dreyfus, Evidence, Arkadia, Denon, and Milestone labels.
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The song appears on over 60 albums and CDs, with the best-known and most popular version being featured on Quincy Jones’ album entitled Walking in Space. The song was written in and first appeared on the album entitled Flyin’ Home by the jazz vibraphonist Lionel Hampton. Please help by adding reliable sources. Drinking Hanging Out In Love. Eight Jazz Classicsp. Tags the art farmer- benny golson jazztet live performance newport jazz festival newport, ri concert vault paste magazine.
He also formulated and conducted arrangements to various recordings, such as Eric Is Herea album by Eric Burdonwhich features five of Golson’s arrangements, conducted by Golson. Pearson’s piano solo here is also more audible than on previous tracks.
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Golson playing in New York City, Inthe Concord Picante label producers included the song on Tito Puente: Farmer is prominently featured on a beautiful open horn solo on a rendition of Golson’s minor key ballad “The Portrait,” a melancholy number which sounds remarkably similar to Golson’s “Park Avenue Petite” from Meet the Jazztetand which also features some burnished tones from McKinney on euphonium. In addition to “I Remember Clifford”, many of Golson’s compositions have become jazz standards.
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