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
Art Farmer has long been admired for his lyrical playing. He started on trumpet, then switched to flugelhorn, helping to popularize the instrument. Eventually , Art played the Flumpet, a Flugelhorn-Trumpet combination that was designed especially for him. He played professionally since the 1940s, and started recording in bands at 19 years of age in 1948, when he played in the bands of Jay McShann, Benny Carter, Gerald Wilson and others. Read more...