Benny Golson and the Philadelphians

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Benny Golson and the Philadelphians
Studio album by Benny Golson
Released 1958
Recorded November 17, 1958
Nola's Penthouse Sound Studios, New York City
Genre Jazz
Length 37:09
Label United Artists
UAL 4020
Benny Golson chronology
The Other Side of Benny Golson
(1958)
Benny Golson and the Philadelphians
(1958)
Gone with Golson
(1959)

Benny Golson and the Philadelphians is the fourth album by saxophonist Benny Golson featuring performances recorded in late 1958 and originally released on the United Artists label.[1] The album was rereleased in 1998 on the Blue Note label with four additional bonus tracks recorded in Paris in December 1958.[2]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]

Scott Yanow, in his review for Allmusic, says the album is "recommended for hard bop collectors".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Benny Golson except as indicated

  1. "You're Not the Kind" (Gigi Gryce) - 4:17
  2. "Blues on My Mind" - 7:27
  3. "Stablemates" - 5:44
  4. "Thursday's Theme" - 7:35
  5. "Afternoon in Paris" (John Lewis) - 6:50
  6. "Calgary" (Ray Bryant) - 3:36
  7. "Blues March" - 4:02 Bonus track on CD reissue
  8. "I Remember Clifford" - 2:59 Bonus track on CD reissue
  9. "Moanin'" (Bobby Timmons) - 6:04 Bonus track on CD reissue
  10. "Stablemates" [2nd Version] - 8:07 Bonus track on CD reissue

Personnel[edit]

Bonus tracks recorded in Paris, France on December 12, 1958

References[edit]

  1. ^ Benny Golson discography accessed June 25, 2012
  2. ^ a b c Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed June 25, 2012