The Brothers!

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The Brothers!
The Brothers!.jpg
Studio album by
Released1956
RecordedJune 24 & 25, 1955
Webster Hall, New York City
GenreJazz
LabelRCA Victor
LPM 1162
Al Cohn chronology
Four Brass One Tenor
(1955)
The Brothers!
(1956)
From A to...Z
(1956)

The Brothers! is an album by the tenor saxophonists Al Cohn, Bill Perkins and Richie Kamuca recorded in 1955 for the RCA Victor label.[1]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars[2]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow stated "The music is fun and swinging if not all that original or distinctive".[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Blixed" (Bill Potts) - 3:48
  2. "Kim's Kaper" (Bill Perkins) - 3:13
  3. "Rolling Stone" (Bob Brookmeyer) - 3:08
  4. "Sioux Zan" (Nat Pierce) - 3:08
  5. "The Walrus" (Al Cohn) - 2:48
  6. "Blue Skies" (Irving Berlin) - 3:12
  7. "Gay Blade" (Brookmeyer) - 3:17
  8. "Three of a Kind" (Pierce) - 3:13
  9. "Hags!" (Potts) - 3:19
  10. "Pro-Ex" (Perkins) - 3:04
  11. "Strange Again" (Potts) - 3:19
  12. "Cap Snapper" (Cohn) - 3:39
  13. "Memories of You" (Andy Razaf, Eubie Blake) - 3:02 Bonus track on CD reissue
  14. "Saw Buck" (Pierce) - 3:18 Bonus track on CD reissue
  15. "Chorus for Morris" (Pierce) - 3:19 Bonus track on CD reissue
  16. "Slightly Salty" (Richie Kamuca) - 3:15 Bonus track on CD reissue
  • Recorded at Webster Hall in New York City on June 24 (tracks 2, 3, 6-8, 10, 13 & 16) and June 25 (tracks 1, 4, 5, 9, 11, 12, 14 & 15), 1955

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The RCA Victor Sessions of Al Cohn: 1955, accessed November 30, 2015
  2. ^ a b Yanow, Scott. The Brothers – Review at AllMusic. Retrieved November 30, 2015.