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CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Harold Ousley: Grit-Gittin' Feelin'

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Chicago has long been the land of the larger than life jazz tenors. Boasting a lineage that stretches back generations the Windy City has birthed some of the music’s most venerated big-toned saxophonists. Clifford Jordan, Gene Ammons, Von Freeman, Fred Anderson and Eric Alexander are but a handful of the names belonging to this fraternity of famous foghorn stylists. This disc makes a persuasive case for Ousely’s addition to their celebrated ranks.

While not his first date as a leader, ...


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