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    • Frank Foster
      I have some forgettable Frank Foster - Frank Wess albums.  I always thought of him as an "older-style" musician, a little stiffer, more like a Basie soloist.  Was always surprised to see his association with Elvin Jones.  I guess they were friends from Detroit, but still, Elvin's use of Foster meant the guy was on the ball.
    • Catesta?
      No idea, I only peruse the Sexiest Album Covers thread periodically — and even then, I sure ain’t reading it “for the articles” (or the nouns, adverbs, prepositions, or any other part of speech). If a particular thread or topic gives you heartburn, just avoid it. I get that something rustled your jimmies — mine get rustled now and then too. But a conscious effort to just not let anything bother you is all it takes — to preserve one’s jimmies in a unrustled state. I occasionally fail at it, but by and large I try not to let shit get to me. And more often than not, it doesn’t. Takes a little practice, but after a while, it’s kinda second nature. I’m not taking anyone’s side in all this — nor am I defending anyone. If someone’s a pain in the ass, so be it. Doesn’t mean they have to be a pain in MY ass.
    • So, What Are You Listening To NOW?
      James Carter - Layin' in the Cut (Atlantic, 2000)
    • Benny Golson
      It doesn't help retrospectively that much of his career was for the "wrong" labels. From the standpoint of 2021, being on Blue Note means you are reasonably famous still. Being on New Jazz, less so. Argo? Nope. It took me a while to get to Golson. It involved one day noticing how much certain albums sounded like each other, and then joining the dots and realising it was because they were all playing that very distinctive Golson material. He's not my favourite horn player, but he's pretty enjoyable and his arrangements and tunes really are great. I asked the question above because, whilst liner notes are always unreliable (being a form of press), liner notes for Golson records or the Jazztet seem a bit more hagiographic than you'd expect for someone of his current standing. I wondered if he was an A Lister at the time who has fallen from view with the passing of time. From the above, it sounds like he wasn't really.