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With the Tenors of Our Time


  • 1. Soppin' the Biscuit
    2. When We Were One
    3. Valse Hot
    4. Once Forgotten
    5. Shade of Jade, A
    6. Greens at the Chicken Shack
    7. Never Let Me Go
    8. Serenity
    9. Across the Pond
    10. Wild Is Love
    11. Mental Phrasing
    12. April's Fool
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  • Additional Info
    Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 523019

  • Credits
    ProducerLarry Clothier; Roy Hargrove
    EngineerEd Rak; Larry Clothier

    Roy Hargrove Quintet: Roy Hargrove (trumpet, flugelhorn); Ron Blake (soprano & tenor saxophones); Cyrus Chestnut (piano); Rodney Whitaker (acoustic bass); Gregory Hutchinson (drums).
    Additional personnel: Stanley Turrentine, Johnny Griffin, Joshua Redman, Joe Henderson, Branford Marsalis (tenor saxophone).
    Recorded at Clinton Recording Studios, New York, New York on January 16 & 17, 1994 and at Teatro Mancinelli, Orvieto, Italy on December 28, 1993. Includes liner notes by Bob Blumenthal.
    Personnel: Roy Hargrove (trumpet, flugelhorn); Ron Blake (soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone); Joe Henderson, Johnny Griffin, Joshua Redman, Stanley Turrentine, Branford Marsalis (tenor saxophone); Cyrus Chestnut (piano); Gregory Hutchinson (drums).
    Audio Mixers: Ed Rak; Larry Clothier.
    Liner Note Author: Jimmy Katz.
    Recording information: Clinton Recording Studio, New York, NY (12/18/1993-01/17/1994).
    Photographer: James Minchin.
    Trumpeter Roy Hargrove has the opportunity of a lifetime on this recording, sharing separate songs with five great tenors: Johnny Griffin, Joe Henderson, Branford Marsalis, Joshua Redman, and Stanley Turrentine. Everyone fares well, including Hargrove's group (Ron Blake on tenor and soprano, pianist Cyrus Chestnut, bassist Rodney Whitaker, and drummer Gregory Hutchinson). The young trumpeter (who is vying for Lee Morgan's unoccupied chair) keeps up with the saxophonists on this generally relaxed affair; recommended for hard bop fans. ~ Scott Yanow

  • Critic Reviews
    Q (8/94, p.102) - 3 Stars - Good - "...Roy Hargrove, the gifted post-bop trumpeter...builds solos that make sense and have atmosphere, and he loves the hard bop era of the pioneering Art Blakey bands..."
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