Eric Alexander Quartet My Favorite Things Single-Layer Stereo Japanese Import SACD
Eric Alexander Quartet My Favorite Things Single-Layer Stereo Japanese Import SACD
Genre: Jazz
Label: Venus

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Eric Alexander Quartet My Favorite Things Single-Layer Stereo Japanese Import SACD

The Eric Alexander Quartet

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SKU:
VENSA0091
UPC:
4571292517324
This Single-Layer SACD can only be played on a Super Audio CD Player!

One of the Best Saxophonists of His Generation!

This release from Eric Alexander is a notable one. Venus Records asked the readers of Swing Journal what they would like to hear Alexander play. From that long list of requested songs, Alexander selected the tunes included on My Favorite Things. Many of the selections are well-known jazz tracks heavily associated with tenor saxophone giants of the past. Some of them include "Sugar" by Stanley Turrentine, "Airegin" by Sonny Rollins, and "My Favorite Things" and "Lazy Bird" made famous by John Coltrane.

Alexander confronts this challenging task with the confidence of an expert musician. He makes every performance his own with his strong, warm tone and unique phrasings--all while paying respect to the great tenor saxophonists. The quartet flew to Tokyo and recorded the entire album in just one day. Once again, Alexander proves that he is one of the greatest tenor saxophonists today. This album is another excellent offering to the music world.

"Eric Alexander is in top form throughout this 2007 quartet session with some of his favorite bandmates...he has developed his own sound, blending ideas from past artists with his own...Another fine date by Eric Alexander, one of the best saxophonists of his generation." -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
David Hazeltine, piano
John Webber, bass
Joe Farnsworth, drums

Selections:
1. Sugar
2. Triste
3. Stella By Starlight
4. My Favorite Things
5. Airegin
6. As Time Goes By
7. Lover Man
8. Lazy Bird
Description
This Single-Layer SACD can only be played on a Super Audio CD Player!

One of the Best Saxophonists of His Generation!

This release from Eric Alexander is a notable one. Venus Records asked the readers of Swing Journal what they would like to hear Alexander play. From that long list of requested songs, Alexander selected the tunes included on My Favorite Things. Many of the selections are well-known jazz tracks heavily associated with tenor saxophone giants of the past. Some of them include "Sugar" by Stanley Turrentine, "Airegin" by Sonny Rollins, and "My Favorite Things" and "Lazy Bird" made famous by John Coltrane.

Alexander confronts this challenging task with the confidence of an expert musician. He makes every performance his own with his strong, warm tone and unique phrasings--all while paying respect to the great tenor saxophonists. The quartet flew to Tokyo and recorded the entire album in just one day. Once again, Alexander proves that he is one of the greatest tenor saxophonists today. This album is another excellent offering to the music world.

"Eric Alexander is in top form throughout this 2007 quartet session with some of his favorite bandmates...he has developed his own sound, blending ideas from past artists with his own...Another fine date by Eric Alexander, one of the best saxophonists of his generation." -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
David Hazeltine, piano
John Webber, bass
Joe Farnsworth, drums

Selections:
1. Sugar
2. Triste
3. Stella By Starlight
4. My Favorite Things
5. Airegin
6. As Time Goes By
7. Lover Man
8. Lazy Bird
Genre
Jazz
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
2.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Artist
The Eric Alexander Quartet
Title
My Favorite Things
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
06-12-2015
Availability
In Stock
Format
SACD
ISBN
Release Date
08-18-2015
ASSOC
S
Scratch & Dent
0
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