Another Git Together

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Another Git Together
Another Git Together.jpg
Studio album by Art Farmer and Benny Golson
Released 1962
Recorded May 28 and June 21, 1962
Nola's Penthouse Sound Studios, New York City
Genre Jazz
Length 34:28
Label Mercury
SR 60737
Producer Kay Norton
Art Farmer chronology
Here and Now
(1962)
Another Git Together
(1962)
Listen to Art Farmer and the Orchestra
(1962)
Benny Golson chronology
Pop + Jazz = Swing
(1962)
Another Git Together
(1962)
Turning Point
(1962)

Another Git Together is an album by the Jazztet, led by trumpeter Art Farmer and saxophonist Benny Golson. It features performances recorded in 1962 and originally released on the Mercury label.[1] It was the band's last recording for 20 years.[2]:13

Background[edit]

The personnel for this album was the same as for the Jazztet's previous recording for Mercury.[2]:13

Music and recording[edit]

"Space Station" is a rapid 24-bar composition by trombonist Moncur.[2]:13 "Domino" is a waltz; "Another Git Together" is a blues.[2]:13 Golson's "Along Came Betty" is faster than its original 1958 version.[2]:14 "This Nearly Was Mine" is from South Pacific and is another waltz, but has additional written material towards the end.[2]:14 This is the first recording of "Reggie", a tribute to composer Golson's second son; it has a "30-bar chorus" and "is a swinging conclusion to the album".[2]:14

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Down Beat4/5 stars[3]
Allmusic4/5 stars[4]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide3/5 stars[5]

Scott Yanow of Allmusic states, "This spirited and swinging set has six strong selections".[4]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Space Station" (Grachan Moncur III) – 5:10
  2. "Domino" (Don Raye, Jacques Plante, Louis Ferrari) – 6:58
  3. "Another Git Together" (Jon Hendricks, Pony Poindexter) – 6:12
  4. "Along Came Betty" (Benny Golson) – 5:24
  5. "This Nearly Was Mine" (Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II) – 6:20
  6. "Reggie" (Golson) – 4:24

Personnel[edit]

Musicians[edit]

Production[edit]

  • Kay Norton – production
  • Tommy Nola – recording engineering

References[edit]

  1. ^ Art Farmer discography accessed June 15, 2012
  2. ^ a b c d e f g Blumenthal, Bob (2004) In The Complete Argo/Mercury Art Farmer/Benny Golson/Jazztet Sessions [CD liner notes]. Mosaic.
  3. ^ Down Beat: January 31, 1963 Vol. 30, No.3
  4. ^ a b Allmusic Review accessed June 15, 2012
  5. ^ Swenson, J., ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 76. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.