iTunes

Opening the iTunes Store.If iTunes doesn’t open, click the iTunes icon in your Dock or on your Windows desktop.Progress Indicator
Opening the iBooks Store.If iBooks doesn't open, click the iBooks app in your Dock.Progress Indicator
iTunes

iTunes is the world's easiest way to organize and add to your digital media collection.

We are unable to find iTunes on your computer. To preview and buy music from It's the Right Thing by Pete Yellin, download iTunes now.

Do you already have iTunes? Click I Have iTunes to open it now.

I Have iTunes Free Download
iTunes for Mac + PC

It's the Right Thing

Open iTunes to preview, buy and download music.

Album Review

It's the Right Thing pairs saxophonist Pete Yellin with electric pianist Hal Galper for a shimmering set of laser-focused jazz-funk grooves. Yellin solos on both alto and flute, and his lighter-than-air tone is perfectly complemented by Galper's warm, rich support—for all the mainstream appeal of the production, however, darker undercurrents ripple below the surface of the melodies, enriching the scope and depth of the performance as a whole. Like so many Mainstream Records sessions from the mid-Seventies, much of the material originates from the charts, most notably a lovely cover of Stevie Wonder's "You Are the Sunshine of My Life," but It's the Right Thing never veers too close to pop for its own good—righteous stuff.

Biography

Born: 18 July 1941 in New York, NY

Genre: Jazz

Years Active: '70s, '80s, '90s

His father was a pianist and NBC staffer, and Pete Yellin has recorded as a leader and was also part of Joe Henderson's early-'70s band. He's a solid, sometimes exuberant player with extensive range, and a decent flutist. Yellin studied sax with Joe Alldard and flute with Harold Bennett. He earned his degree from Juilliard, and at one point entertained thoughts of basketball stardom. Yellin had an athletic scholarship to the University of Denver as a freshman, but then turned professional as a musician....
Full bio
It's the Right Thing, Pete Yellin
View in iTunes
  • 5,94 €
  • Genres: Jazz, Music, Hard Bop
  • Released: 01 November 1972

Customer Ratings

We have not received enough ratings to display an average for this album.

Influencers