Back In The Cage – Art Farmer
A full solo transcription of the whole track, which was entirely improvised, available in B-flat and C editions. Back In The Cage captures Art Farmer's style and vocabulary perfectly.
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- Recording: Art Farmer - Portrait Of Art Farmer
- Recorded on: April 18, 1958
- Label: Contemporary (S 7027)
- Concert Key: B-flat
- Vocal Range: , to
- Style: Swing (medium)
- Trumpet - Art Farmer
- Piano - Hank Jones
- Bass - Addison Farmer
- Drums - Roy Haynes
On January 13, Art made his second album as a member of the Horace Silver Quintet. On January 31, he was on on Mal Waldron's "Mal/3: Sounds." On February 14, Art recorded with Dick Hyman. On March 25 and April 7, Hal McKusick. After the "Portrait" date, he finished out the month recording with Manny Albam (April 25), and on April 31, performed on the Timex All Star Jazz Show, a live CBS telecast, with the Gerry Mulligan Quartet.
August 21, 1928 – October 4, 1999
Featured in a recent JazzWax article, journalist Mark Myers says "there's simply too much great Art Farmer on Prestige during this early period to single out any one LP" as a perfect album! Check out Art and Gigi Gryce here and here. Read more...