Pairing Off

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Pairing Off
Studio album by Phil Woods Septet
Released 1956
Recorded June 15, 1956
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, New Jersey
Genre Jazz
Length 44:35
Label Prestige
PRLP 7046
Producer Bob Weinstock
Phil Woods chronology
Woodlore
(1955)
Pairing Off
(1956)
The Young Bloods
(1956)

Pairing Off is an album by saxophonist Phil Woods' Septet recorded in 1956 and released on the Prestige label.[1]

Reception[edit]

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

In his review for Allmusic, Scott Yanow stated "The full group stretches out on four lengthy numbers".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Phil Woods except as indicated

  1. "The Stanley Stomper" - 14:20
  2. "Cool Aid" - 9:47
  3. "Pairing Off" - 12:15
  4. "Suddenly It's Spring" (Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen) - 8:22

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Prestige Records discography accessed September 4, 2012
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed September 4, 2012