The Eric Alexander Quartet Gentle Ballads 180g LP
The Eric Alexander Quartet Gentle Ballads 180g LP
Genre: Jazz
Label: Venus
Size: 12"
Format: 33RPM,

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The Eric Alexander Quartet Gentle Ballads 180g LP

The Eric Alexander Quartet

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SKU:
VENLP0190
UPC:
4580051151679

First Entry in Renowned "Gentle Ballads" Series On High Quality 180g Vinyl LP!

One of the most talented tenor saxophonists today, Eric Alexander has made quite a few recordings for the Japanese label Venus Records, but this 2004 date, a collection of ballads in a one-horn quartet format, is undoubtedly one of his definitive albums.

While all songs are considered as "ballads," the program is sufficiently varied in rhythm, tempo and tone so that one does not need to worry about monotony. Alexander's burnished tenor sound is very well recorded and gives you a perspective of a first-row table in an intimate jazz club setting.

His rich, big-toned tenor is rhapsodic as he explores a number of timeless ballads...
-Ken Dryden, AllMusic

Features

  • 180g Vinyl
  • Mixed and Mastered by Tetsuo Hara
  • Venus Hyper Magnum Sound Direct Mix Stereo
  • Obi strip
  • Made in Japan

Musicians

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

Selections

Side A:

  1. The Midnight Sun Will Never Set
  2. Left Alone
  3. Chelsea Bridge

Side B:

  1. Soul Eyes
  2. Here's To Life
  3. Gently
Description

First Entry in Renowned "Gentle Ballads" Series On High Quality 180g Vinyl LP!

One of the most talented tenor saxophonists today, Eric Alexander has made quite a few recordings for the Japanese label Venus Records, but this 2004 date, a collection of ballads in a one-horn quartet format, is undoubtedly one of his definitive albums.

While all songs are considered as "ballads," the program is sufficiently varied in rhythm, tempo and tone so that one does not need to worry about monotony. Alexander's burnished tenor sound is very well recorded and gives you a perspective of a first-row table in an intimate jazz club setting.

His rich, big-toned tenor is rhapsodic as he explores a number of timeless ballads...
-Ken Dryden, AllMusic

Features

  • 180g Vinyl
  • Mixed and Mastered by Tetsuo Hara
  • Venus Hyper Magnum Sound Direct Mix Stereo
  • Obi strip
  • Made in Japan

Musicians

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

Selections

Side A:

  1. The Midnight Sun Will Never Set
  2. Left Alone
  3. Chelsea Bridge

Side B:

  1. Soul Eyes
  2. Here's To Life
  3. Gently
ISBN
ASSOC
R
Genre
Jazz
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
YES
Inventory
.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Record Speed Record Size
12"
Artist
The Eric Alexander Quartet
Title
Gentle Ballads
Composer
Additional Artists
Mike LeDonne, John Webber, Joe Farnsworth
Record Weight
180G
Record Speed
33RPM
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
1
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Creation Date
01-07-2021
Release Date
05-03-2021
Scratch & Dent
0
Availability
Discontinued
Format
Vinyl
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