The Montreal Tapes - Tribute to Joe Henderson (Live)
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||'Round Midnight||Charlie Haden, Joe Henderson & Al Foster||11:58||Album Only||View In iTunes|
||All the Things You Are||Charlie Haden, Joe Henderson & Al Foster||19:17||Album Only||View In iTunes|
||In the Moment||Charlie Haden, Joe Henderson & Al Foster||14:41||Album Only||View In iTunes|
||Passport||Charlie Haden, Joe Henderson & Al Foster||20:56||Album Only||View In iTunes|
This double-disc set features the late saxophonist and composer Joe Henderson in a variety of settings from quartet to big band, playing originals, standards, and even Latin pop tunes. Some of the players on these sides include Dave Holland, John Scofield, Oscar Castro-Neves, Conrad Herwig, Michael Mossman, Jon Faddis, Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea and Chaka Khan, and conductors like Slide Hampton and Tommy Flanagan. This is a solid and very tasteful view of the great one near the end of his life. He went out playing like a champ.
A fantastic set
But note that the itunes description is inaccurate. This album consists exclusively of playing by Charlie Haden, Joe Henderson, and Al Foster. It's not a double disc set. Anyway, what really matters is this is an amazing set, a must have album. I particularly like track 3, In The Moment.
Born: January 18, 1944 in Richmond, VA
Years Active: '60s, '70s, '80s, '90s, '00s
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