The Tokyo Sessions 294


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Review Text Trumpeter Roy Hargrove and alto saxophonist Antonio Hart, two of the finest contemporary hard boppers, made a potent team on this CD featuring sessions recorded in Tokyo during 1991. Hargrove's fierce trumpet solos and Hart's bluesy, equally energetic and accomplished answering alto statements fueled nine excellent reworkings of standards and jazz repertory. The quintet performed such established material as Oscar Pettiford's "Bohemia After Dark," and Thelonious Monk's "Straight No Chaser," and Kenny Dorham's "Lotus Blossom," as well as Cole Porter's "Easy To Love," with confidence and in a smooth yet expressive style. It would still be nice to hear Hart and Hargrove doing their own material rather than simply putting their spin on shopworn, though wonderful, anthems. ~ Ron Wynn

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CD: 1

  1. 1. Bohemia After Dark - 5:07
  2. 2. Love, Your Spell Is Everywhere - 6:21
  3. 3. Work Song - 7:47
  4. 4. I Remember Clifford - 7:01
  5. 5. Straight, No Chaser - 5:48
  6. 6. But Not for Me - 6:07
  7. 7. Alone Together - 8:34
  8. 8. Lotus Blossom - 6:31
  9. 9. Easy to Love - 7:35

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