In , the Concord Picante label producers included the song on Tito Puente: This biography of a living person needs additional citations for verification. He also formulated and conducted arrangements to various recordings, such as Eric Is Here , a album by Eric Burdon , which features five of Golson’s arrangements, conducted by Golson. Golson was so moved by the event that he composed the threnody ” I Remember Clifford “, as a tribute to a fellow musician and friend. Eight Jazz Classics , p. After co-leading the Jazztet with Benny Golson from , Farmer had an influential group with guitarist Jim Hall from they later had a reunion in the late ’70s.

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Killer Joe – Wikipedia

They close out their Newport set in rousing fashion golsob Art Farmer’s shuffle-swing number “Mox Nix,” featuring some strong solo work from the trumpeter. Jazz Latin New Age. Please help by adding reliable sources. After co-leading the Jazztet with Benny Golson from killee, Farmer had an influential group with guitarist Jim Hall from they later had a reunion in the late ’70s. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes.

From to Golson co-led the Jazztet with Art Farmer.

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Several distinguished jazz artists have received this award. Golson rises to the occasion with a galvanizing tenor solo while McKinney contributes another slick trombone solo based in the facile stylings of pioneering bop trombonist J. Golson was working with the Lionel Hampton band at the Apollo Theater in Harlem in when he learned that Clifford Browna noted and well-liked jazz trumpeter who had done a stint with him in Dameron’s band, [2] had died in a car accident.

After moving to New York inhe worked with tenor saxophonist-composer Gigi Gryce for two years before joining Horace Silver’s quintet in and then Gerry Mulligan’s band in Blues March Impulse!!!!! At the Cafe Bohemia, Vol. Please killer joe benny golson JavaScript in your browser to use the site fully. Golson playing in New York City, Co-led by trumpeter Art Farmer, a former member of Horace Silver’s quintet, and tenor saxophonist Benny Golson, a member of Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers fromthis definitive hard bop outing quickly grabbed the attention of jazz fans on the strength of Golson’s beautiful ballad “I Remember Clifford” his tribute to the late trumpeter Clifford Brown, who had died in a tragic car accident in and also due to two catchy numbers in “Blues March” a tune that Golson had introduced in during his tenure with the Jazz Messengers and the infectious, riff-oriented “Killer Joe,” which has since become a jumping off point for endless jazz jams.


Switching to trombone, McKinney steps to the front on the bristling hard bop burner “Bean Bag,” which also features some scorching tenor work from Golson and an exhilarating drum solo from Humphries.

Farmer is prominently featured on a beautiful open horn solo on a rendition of Golson’s minor key ballad “The Killer joe benny golson a melancholy number which sounds remarkably similar to Golson’s “Park Avenue Petite” from Meet the Jazztetand which also features some burnished tones from McKinney on euphonium. Golson is known for co-founding and co-leading The Jazztet with trumpeter Art Farmer in Views Read Edit View history.

Farmer’s muted trumpet solo is exquisite and underscored by Lex Humphries loose, syncopated swing beat.

In NovemberBenny was inducted into the International Academy of Jazz Hall of Fame during a performance at the University of Pittsburgh’s annual jazz seminar and concert. Sexy Trippy All Moods.

During the mids Golson returned to jazz playing and recording. Their rendition of “Killer Joe” includes Golson’s clever spoken word introduction about a fictional jivester character he describes as someone killer joe benny golson “wears a very neatly pressed double-breasted, form-fitting pin-striped suit with a chain that dangles from under one side of his coat…who likes to play the horses, who is most certainly a ladies man and is very much against manual labor.


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The Art Farmer- Benny Golson Jazztet – Killer Joe

Pearson’s piano solo here is also more audible than on previous tracks. Duke Pearson’s piano solo is unfortunately barely killer joe benny golson here, but McKinney offers a brilliant trombone solo that is brimming with lyricism and unpredictable note choices.

Golson continues to perform as a leader throughout the world. Des Femmes Disparaissent Les liaisons dangereuses Golson was so moved by the event that he composed the threnody ” I Remember Clifford “, as a tribute to a fellow musician and friend.

Original versions of Killer Joe written by Benny Golson | SecondHandSongs

Inthe song enjoyed additional cross-cultural popularity when it was included on Un Poco Loco by the legendary Tito Puente, as a cha-cha-cha with Latin trumpet registers replacing its original saxophone chords. Golson then left jazz to gooson on studio and orchestral work for 12 years. The Jazztet’s appearance at the Newport Jazz Festival came on the heels of the band’s highly successful debut, Meet the Jazztetreleased just jooe months earlier on the Argo label.

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