Houston Person may be one of the few still-active players in the long history of blues-drenched “boss tenors” that stretches back to Gene Ammons, Arnett Cobb, Eddie Lockjaw Davis, Bullmoose Jackson and others. Person has long exhibited a keen ear for simpatico musicians, ranging from his classic partnership with Etta Jones, to his series of superb duo encounters with bass master Ron Carter the man chooses his company skillfully. This date is no exception, as he negotiates his tenor in the company of first class players. It's clear that his band mates took his studio-made admonition of “Right note or wrong note it’s got to swing!” to heart for each one stands in complete harmony with Houston Person's noble intentions for this date.
HOUSTON PERSON, tenor saxophone
Eddie Allen, trumpet • Lafayette Harris, piano • Rodney Jones, guitar • Matthew Parrish, bass • Kenny Washington, drums
TRACKS: Willow Weep for Me • Wonder Why • I Guess I'll Hang My Tears Out to Dry • I'm Just a Lucky So and So • Who Can I Turn To • Day by Day • Alone With Just My Dreams • Song for a Rainbow • I Want to Talk About You • Next Time You See Me
Willow Weep for Me
I’m Just a Lucky So and So
Who Can I Turn To
Next Time You See Me