Criss Cross Jazz 1269 CD

Grant Stewart

Grant Stewart + 4

Available: September 23, 2005

Grant Stewart's third Criss Cross date as a leader features the spirited interplay between the tenor saxophonist and his longtime band mate, guitarist Joe Cohn. Stewart's brawny, expressive solos contrast nicely with Cohn's fleet yet temperate lines.

Supported by an active rhythm section, including star pianist Bill Charlap, bassist Paul Gill, and drummer Willie Jones III, Stewart and Cohn burn through a program of standards, plus an original composition by Cohn's father, jazz great Al Cohn.

Grant Stewart
Barcode 8 712474 1269 27
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1. You 'N' Me (Al Cohn)  7:34
2. Yesterdays (Jerome Kern / Otto Harbach)  8:43
3. Cohn On The Cob (Joe Cohn)  6:46
4. Limehouse Blues (Philip Braham / Douglas Furber)  6:01
5. The Folks Who Live On The Hill (Jerome Kern / Oscar Hammerstein II)  9:04
6. Sabiá (António Carlos Jobim / Chico Buarque)  8:31
7. Lonely Town (Leonard Bernstein / Betty Comden / Adolph Green)  7:26
8. You Leave Me Breathless (Frederick Hollander / Ralph Freed)  6:22

Total Time: 60:34
Recorded October 7, 2004 in Brooklyn, NY, USA
Engineer: Max Bolleman & The Masters (mastering)
Producer: Gerry Teekens & K. Hasselpflug (executive)