Coleman Hawkins - Bean Soup (CD)
Release Date: 11/08/11
One of the most respected saxophonists in jazz history, Hawkins wrote the book on tenor sax stylings and influenced a whole generation of the instrument's greatest practitioners. This collection features him alongside such great players as Roy Eldridge, Art Tatum, Benny Carter and Tiny Grimes. Throughout his career he was always able to accommodate the newest developments in Jazz, especially bebop and the late forties R&B honkers. Tracks include; 'Stuffy','Smack','Don't Blame Me','Bean Soup','Mop Mop'.