Genre: Jazz
Label: Venus
Size: 12"
Format: 33RPM,


The Eric Alexander Quartet Gentle Ballads 180g LP

The Eric Alexander Quartet

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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


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


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


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

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