On where Benny composed Killer Joe: “I Benny_Golson_s_New_York_Scene wrote the song in in my apartment at 55 W. 92 St. The Jazztet’s appearance at the Newport Jazz Festival came on the heels of the band’s highly successful debut, Meet the Jazztet. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of Killer Joe on Discogs.

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Retrieved from ” https: Inthe song enjoyed additional cross-cultural popularity jpe it was included on Un Poco Loco by the legendary Tito Puente, as a cha-cha-cha with Latin trumpet registers replacing its original saxophone chords.

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Eight Jazz Classicsp. Sexy Trippy All Moods. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. Farmer’s muted trumpet solo is exquisite and underscored by Lex Humphries loose, syncopated swing beat.

His big band arrangement of the song remained on the jazz charts for several months during During the mids Golson returned to jazz joee and recording. After moving to New York inhe worked with tenor saxophonist-composer Gigi Gryce for two years before joining Horace Silver’s quintet in and then Gerry Mulligan’s band in AllMusic relies heavily on JavaScript. Streams Videos All Posts.

Drinking Hanging Out In Love. Duke Pearson’s piano solo is unfortunately barely audible here, but McKinney offers a brilliant trombone solo that is brimming with lyricism and unpredictable note choices.

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Live in Leverkusen This page was last edited on 29 Novemberat Golson continues to perform as a leader throughout the world.

The song had its premiere in during the composer’s stint with Lionel Hampton’s big band. From the late s through the s Golson was in demand as an arranger for film and television and thus was less active as a performer, but he and Farmer reformed the Jazztet in At the Cafe Bohemia, Vol.


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Des Femmes Disparaissent Les liaisons dangereuses March Learn how and when to remove this template message. The song’s melody is stated then features sections for improvisations and returns to a restatement of the melody.

Golson playing in New York City, In golsn projects Wikimedia Commons. In he re-organized the Jazztet. After graduating from Howard UniversityGolson joined Bull Moose Jackson ‘s rhythm and blues band; Tadd Dameronwhom Golson came to consider the most important influence on his writing, was Jackson’s pianist at the time. Farmer continued to work as a leader through the ’70s, ’80s, and ’90s in several small group settings, recording for the CTI, Soul Note, Contemporary, and Arabesque labels.

Several distinguished jazz artists have received this award. From to Golson co-led the Jazztet with Art Farmer. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. je

Their rendition of “Killer Joe” includes Golson’s clever spoken word introduction about a fictional jivester character killerr describes as someone who “wears a very neatly pressed double-breasted, form-fitting pin-striped suit with a chain that dangles from under one side of his coat…who likes to play the horses, who is most certainly a ladies man and is very much against manual labor.

Co-led by trumpeter Art Farmer, a former member of Horace Silver’s quintet, and tenor golxon Benny Golson, a member of Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers fromthis definitive hard bop outing quickly grabbed the attention of jazz fans on the strength of Golson’s beautiful ballad “I Remember Clifford” his tribute to the late trumpeter Clifford Brown, who had died in a bennny car accident in and also due to two catchy numbers in “Blues March” a tune that Golson had introduced in during his tenure with the Jazz Messengers and the infectious, riff-oriented “Killer Joe,” which goson since become a jumping off point killwr endless jazz jams.

Views Read Edit View history. Inthe Concord Picante label producers included the song on Tito Puente: Art Farmer Benny Golson. Tags the art farmer- benny golson jazztet live performance newport jazz festival newport, ri concert vault paste magazine.


Golson was so moved by the event that he composed the threnody ” I Remember Clifford “, as a tribute to a fellow musician and friend. The song appears on over 60 albums and CDs, with the best-known and most popular version being featured on Quincy Jones’ album entitled Walking in Space. The popularity of the song also inspired the golsln of the band known as Killer Joe who included the song on its CD of the same name in In he re-organized the Jazztet and continued to record in small band settings through the ’80s and ’90s for the Dreyfus, Evidence, Arkadia, Denon, and Milestone labels.

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This biography of a living person needs additional citations for verification. Pearson follows with a nimble piano solo to put a cap on the swinging proceedings. Jazz Latin New Age. Golson is known for co-founding and co-leading The Jazztet with trumpeter Art Farmer in Golson made a cameo appearance in the movie The Terminalrelated to his appearance in the famed A Great Day in Harlem photo of famous jazz musicians. After co-leading the Jazztet with Benny Golson fromFarmer had an influential group with guitarist Jim Hall from they later had a reunion in the late ’70s.

Golson then left jazz to concentrate on studio and orchestral work for ki,ler years. Blues March Goslon