• Various Artists - Lotta Sax Appeal - Saxophone Retrospective: from Classic to Cool

Features the great legends of jazz saxophone including, SIDNEY BECHET, COLEMAN HAWKINS, LESTER YOUNG, CHARLIE PARKER, JOHN COLTRANE, TUBBY HAYES, JOHHNY HODGES and many more. Over 60 individual saxophonists represented by some of their finest and most important recordings. A comprehensive overview of jazz saxophone from the 1920s to the mid 1950s from New Orleans to West Coast jazz. Includes rare live broadcast performances and studio recorded classics. Extensive 40 page booklet with in depth commentary and full discography data. Over Five hours of music on 4 CDs.

Produced by Simon Spillett

Track Listing

Disc One: 'BODY AND SOUL' - The Pioneers
1. Singin' The Blues - FRANKIE TRUMBAUER
2. At the Jazz Band Ball - ADRIAN ROLLINI
3. Oh, Baby! - FRANK TESCHEMACHER
4. (If I Could Be With You) One Hour Tonight - COLEMAN HAWKINS
5. Maple Leaf Rag - SIDNEY BECHET
6. The Eel - BUD FREEMAN
7. Lotta Sax Appeal - DICK WILSON
8. Shoe Shine Swing - LESTER YOUNG
9. Crazy Rhythm - BENNY CARTER
10. Jeeps Blues - JOHNNY HODGES
11. At Sundown - BUD FREEMAN
12. I Hear You Talkin' - EDDIE MILLER
13. Summertime - SIDNEY BECHET
14. Lester Leaps In - LESTER YOUNG
15. Body and Soul - COLEMAN HAWKINS
16. Cottontail - BEN WEBSTER
17. Pick-Up Boys - C. HAWKINS, G. AULD, B. WEBSTER
18. D. B. Blues - LESTER YOUNG
19. Passion Flower - JOHNNY HODGES
20. Frustration - HARRY CARNEY
21. Picasso - COLEMAN HAWKINS
22. Stardust - BEN WEBSTER
23. Stardust - LESTER YOUNG

Disc Two: 'BLUE AND SENTIMENTAL' - The Classic Voices
1. Dorsey Dervish - JIMMY DORSEY
2. Limehouse Blues - CHU BERRY
3. Blue And Sentimental - HERSCHEL EVANS
4. Saxa Woogie - LOUIS JORDAN
5. Windy City Jive - BUDD JOHNSON
6. Oh-Wee! - PETE BROWN
7. I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me - FLIP PHILLIPS
8. Indiana - DON BYAS
9. Stompin' At The Savoy - CHARLIE VENTURA
10. Body and Soul - JOE THOMAS
11. Come Back to Sorrento - VIDO MUSSO
12. The Suburbanite - AL SEARS
13. These Foolish Things - TEX BENEKE
14. Just One More Chance - LUCKY THOMPSON
15. Sophisticated Lady - WILLIE SMITH
16. Arnett Blows for 1300 - ARNETT COBB
17. Squattin' - EDDIE LOCKJAW DAVIS
18. The Happening - PAUL GONSALVES
19. Port Of Rico - ILLINOIS JACQUET
20. Blue and Sentimental - PAUL QUINICHETTE

Disc Three: 'GROOVIN' HIGH' - BeBop and Beyond
1. KoKo - CHARLIE PARKER
2. Sweet Georgia Brown - CHARLIE VENTURA, ALLEN EAGER
3. Groovin' High - SONNY CRISS, WARDELL GRAY
4. Blue Lou - WARDELL GRAY
5. Chromatic Abberation - DEXTER GORDON
6. Idaho - GENE AMMONS
7. The Duel - DEXTER GORDON, TEDDY EDWARDS
8. Swingin' On Savoy - HAROLD LAND
9. Dexterious - JAMES MOODY
10. Fine and Dandy - SONNY STITT
11. Who's Mad? - LEO PARKER
12. Birks Works - JOHN COLTRANE
13. With A Song In My Heart - SONNY ROLLINS
14. Out Of The Blue - JACKIE MCLEAN
15. All The Things You Are - RONNIE SCOTT

Disc Four: 'FOUR BROTHERS' - The Cool School
1. Yardbird Suite - LEE KONITZ
2. Four Brothers-STAN GETZ, ZOOT SIMS, SERGE CHALOFF
3. Early Autumn - STAN GETZ
4. Four and One Moore - STAN GETZ, ALLEN EAGER, AL COHN, BREW MOORE, ZOOT SIMS
5. Spiders Webb - DON LANPHERE
6. Sound-Lee - LEE KONITZ, WARNE MARSH
7. You Go To My Head - STAN GETZ
8. Let's Get Away From It All - AL COHN
9. Cheek To Cheek - BREW MOORE
10. Zoot Swings The Blues - ZOOT SIMS
11. Coops Solo - BOB COOPER
12. Mulligans Too - GERRY MULLIGAN, ALLEN EAGER
13. Zootcase - ZOOT SIMS, AL COHN
14. Chilli Pepper - ART PEPPER
15. That Old Feeling - DON RENDELL
16. Straight Life - TUBBY HAYES

Other Details
Price Code C
Format 4CD
Release Date 01/07/2003
UPC Bar Code No 604988030822

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Various Artists - Lotta Sax Appeal - Saxophone Retrospective: from Classic to Cool

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