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  1. The trench warfare over the two very different playing styles of Lester Young and Coleman Hawkins came to an end with the date of this recording. At the Jazz at the Philharmonic concerts the two musicians even stood on the stage together.
  2. Genius may not be the right word, but "brilliance" certainly fits. At the age of 51 in , Hawkins had already been on records for 35 years and had been one of the leading tenors for nearly that long. This date matches him with the Oscar Peterson Trio (plus drummer Alvin Stoller) for a fine run-through on standards. Hawk plays quite well, although the excitement level does not reach the.
  3. Find album release information for The Genius of Coleman Hawkins - Coleman Hawkins on AllMusic.
  4. A really unusual chapter of the Coleman Hawkins catalog – an album of easy-going ballads and late nite tracks, recorded with backings from arranger Frank Hunter – hence the title of the set! Hunter's using some lush strings on the set, but not in a way that gets in front of Hawkins' LP, Vinyl record album.
  5. The Genius Of Coleman Hawkins. Verve: Buy download online. Coleman Hawkins, Oscar Peterson, Alvin Stoller (drums), Ray Brown (upright bass), Herb Ellis (guitar).
  6. A5 - Like Someone In Love A6 - My Melancholy Baby B1 - I'ii Wind B2 - In a Mellow Tone B3 - There's No You B4 - The World Is Waiting for the Sunrise B5 - Somebody Loves Me B6 - Blues for Rene. Recorded on October 16, at Capitol Studios in Hollywood.
  7. Oct 05,  · Coleman Hawkins Night Hawk - OJC Reissue (beats g badly) Art Pepper So In Love - APO 45 Art Pepper New York Album - APO 45 Benny Carter Jazz Giant - APO g Coleman Hawkins Encounters Ben Webster - Classic Records g Introducing Johnny Griffin - Classic Records g Wynton Kelly Kelly Blue - APO 45 Art Pepper Smack UP - APO g.
  8. Coleman Hawkins: The Genius Of Coleman Hawkins LP - vinyl album/LP (12" size), released in Europe by Verve Records ( ), Barcode: -- /5(5).
  9. "The Genius of Coleman Hawkins" is a true classic. Not only because we get to hear one of the be-bop masters, in good sound and good form, but because of the material on the album. There isn't much new material -- they're all old familair standards -- but Hawk plays them like an old lover/5(10).

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