CD West Side Story [Venus] (CD 1297985),
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West Side Story [Venus]


  • 1. Something's Coming
    2. America
    3. Maria
    4. I Feel Pretty
    5. Cool & Jet Song
    6. Tonight
    7. Somewhere
    8. West Side Blues
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  • Additional Info
    Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 35012

  • Credits
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    Personnel: Richie Cole (alto saxophone); Lou Forestieri (piano); Vic Juris (guitar); Ed Howard (bass); Tommy Campbell (drums); Ray Mantilla (percussion).
    On this enjoyable CD, bebop altoist Richie Cole performs seven of the main themes from West Side Story, plus his own complex "West Side Blues." Cole teams up with his longtime guitarist Vic Juris, pianist Lou Forestieri, bassist Ed Howard, drummer Tommy Campbell and veteran percussionist Ray Mantilla to give the familiar melodies his "alto madness" treatment, being respectful of the themes while stretching out. Highlights include "America," "Maria" and "Tonight." ~ Scott Yanow

  • Critic Reviews
    JazzTimes (9/97, p.86) - "This is a winner, not only for Cole's bubbly bebop alto saxophone but also for the imaginative sextet arrangements and the revival of Leonard Bernstein's score....passionate but not overdone..."
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