A very distinctive tenor with a hard, passionate tone and an emotional style that was still tied to chordal improvisation, Booker Ervin was a true original. He was originally a trombonist, but taugh. ead Full Biography. See Full Discography.
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2019 24 Bit Remastered. 2019 Original Mix. Cracklin'. Complete Quartet & Quintet Recordings 1960-61. Booker Ervin, Horace Parlan, Booker ErvinHorace Parlan.
Cookin' is an album by American jazz saxophonist Booker Ervin featuring performances recorded in 1960 for the Savoy label. All compositions by Booker Ervin except as indicated. You Don't Know What Love Is" (Gene de Paul, Don Raye) - 7:25. Down In the Dumps" - 6:14. Autumn Leaves" (Joseph Kosma, Johnny Mercer, Jacques Prévert) - 7:01. Recorded in Newark, New Jersey on November 26, 1960.
Savoy MG 12154 Booker Ervin Quintet - Cookin' Savoy SJL 1119 Booker Ervin - Down In The Dumps. Booker Ervin Quartet. Booker Ervin, tenor sax; Horace Parlan as Felix Krull, piano; George Tucker, bass; Al Harewood, drums; Nat Hentoff, supervisor. Nola Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, January 6, 1961.