Gettin' with It

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Gettin' with It
Studio album by Benny Golson
Released 1960
Recorded December 23, 1959
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
Genre Jazz
Length 37:16
Label New Jazz
NJLP 8248
Producer Esmond Edwards
Benny Golson chronology
Groovin' with Golson
(1959)
Gettin' with It
(1959)
Meet the Jazztet
(1960)

Gettin' with It is the seventh album by saxophonist Benny Golson featuring performances recorded in 1959 and originally released on the New Jazz label.[1]

Reception[edit]

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

The Allmusic review calls it "one of Benny Golson's best dates as a leader because one not only gets to enjoy his always strong arrangements, but his consistently first-rate tenor sax solos. Highly recommended".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Benny Golson except as indicated

  1. "Baubles, Bangles & Beads" (Alexander Borodin, George Forrest, Robert Wright) - 6:16
  2. "April in Paris" (Vernon Duke, E. Y. Harburg) - 5:07
  3. "Blue Streak" - 6:55
  4. "Tippin' on Thru" - 6:40
  5. "Bob Hurd's Blues" - 12:18

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Benny Golson discography accessed June 26, 2012
  2. ^ a b Dryden, K. Allmusic Review accessed June 26, 2012