Gone with Golson

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Gone with Golson
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Studio album by Benny Golson
Released 1959
Recorded June 20, 1959
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, New Jersey
Genre Jazz
Length 40:33
Label New Jazz
NJLP 8235
Producer Esmond Edwards
Benny Golson chronology
Benny Golson and the Philadelphians
(1958)Benny Golson and the Philadelphians1958
Gone with Golson
The Curtis Fuller Jazztet
(1959)The Curtis Fuller Jazztet1959

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


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

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow calls the album "a fine example of hard bop of the late '50s".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Benny Golson except as indicated

  1. "Staccato Swing" (Ray Bryant) - 4:49
  2. "Autumn Leaves" (Joseph Kosma, Johnny Mercer, Jacques Prévert) - 6:48
  3. "Soul Me" - 6:37
  4. "Blues After Dark" - 8:37
  5. "Jam for Bobbie" - 9:21
  6. "A Bit of Heaven" (Curtis Fuller) - 4:21 Bonus track on CD



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