Eric Alexander Quartet Lazy Afternoon: Gentle Ballads IV Single-Layer Stereo Japanese Import SACD
Eric Alexander Quartet Lazy Afternoon: Gentle Ballads IV Single-Layer Stereo Japanese Import SACD
Genre: Jazz
Label: Venus

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Eric Alexander Quartet Lazy Afternoon: Gentle Ballads IV Single-Layer Stereo Japanese Import SACD

The Eric Alexander Quartet

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SKU:
VENSA0028
UPC:
4571292516464
This Single-Layer SACD can only be played on a Super Audio CD Player!

Fourth Entry in Renowned "Gentle Ballads" Series!

Lazy Afternoon: Gentle Ballads IV is the fourth in the renowned "Gentle Ballads" series. Like the earlier Gentle Ballads, Gentle Ballads II and Gentle Ballads III, this album is a collection of beautiful ballads that showcases the brawny and powerful Alexander's gentle and lyrical side.

Alexander's maturity as a musician is clearly reflected in his ballad playing. His big tone, his ability to express small nuances, and his muscular style free of cheap sentimentality combine to create stunning effects, elevating this album's status from merely good to one of a modern masterpiece.

Alexander and co. avoids uniformity by playing aggressively in some of their solos. The song selections are also more varied than in the past and includes lesser known gems like "Feelin' Good," "Slow Hot Wind" as well as jazz musicians' originals such as Cedar Walton's "When Love Was New" and Johnny Griffin's "When We Were One." Highly recommended!

"Alexander is at his emotional peak...This is another superb outing by Eric Alexander." -Ken Dryden, allmusic.com

Features:
• Super Audio CD
• SACD Stereo SACD Layer
• This Single-Layer SACD can only be played on a Super Audio CD Player! It will NOT play on conventional CD Players!
• Made in Japan

Musicians:
Eric Alexander, tenor sax
Mike LeDonne, piano
John Webber, bass
Joe Farnsworth, drums

Selections:
1. Feelin' Good
2. Lazy Afternoon
3. When Love Was New
4. Slow Hot Wind
5. My Funny Valentine
6. Goodbye
7. When We Were One
8. The Good Life
9. Angel Eyes
10. Blue Gardenia
Description
This Single-Layer SACD can only be played on a Super Audio CD Player!

Fourth Entry in Renowned "Gentle Ballads" Series!

Lazy Afternoon: Gentle Ballads IV is the fourth in the renowned "Gentle Ballads" series. Like the earlier Gentle Ballads, Gentle Ballads II and Gentle Ballads III, this album is a collection of beautiful ballads that showcases the brawny and powerful Alexander's gentle and lyrical side.

Alexander's maturity as a musician is clearly reflected in his ballad playing. His big tone, his ability to express small nuances, and his muscular style free of cheap sentimentality combine to create stunning effects, elevating this album's status from merely good to one of a modern masterpiece.

Alexander and co. avoids uniformity by playing aggressively in some of their solos. The song selections are also more varied than in the past and includes lesser known gems like "Feelin' Good," "Slow Hot Wind" as well as jazz musicians' originals such as Cedar Walton's "When Love Was New" and Johnny Griffin's "When We Were One." Highly recommended!

"Alexander is at his emotional peak...This is another superb outing by Eric Alexander." -Ken Dryden, allmusic.com

Features:
• Super Audio CD
• SACD Stereo SACD Layer
• This Single-Layer SACD can only be played on a Super Audio CD Player! It will NOT play on conventional CD Players!
• Made in Japan

Musicians:
Eric Alexander, tenor sax
Mike LeDonne, piano
John Webber, bass
Joe Farnsworth, drums

Selections:
1. Feelin' Good
2. Lazy Afternoon
3. When Love Was New
4. Slow Hot Wind
5. My Funny Valentine
6. Goodbye
7. When We Were One
8. The Good Life
9. Angel Eyes
10. Blue Gardenia
Genre
Jazz
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
1.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Artist
The Eric Alexander Quartet
Title
Lazy Afternoon: Gentle Ballads IV
Composer
Additional Artists
Record Weight
Record Speed
Record Speed Record Size
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Creation Date
07-09-2014
Availability
In Stock
Format
SACD
ISBN
Release Date
08-06-2014
ASSOC
S
Scratch & Dent
0
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