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Stanley Turrentine: Do You Have Any Sugar?

Read "Do You Have Any Sugar?" reviewed by John Sharpe

Sixty-five-year-old tenor saxophonist Stanley Turrentine has always been among the leaders in the soul-jazz genre. His readily identifiable sound graced some fine sessions for Blue Note during the 60s and a series of albums for the CTI label in the 70s had strong crossover appeal. Do You Have Any Sugar? contains some fine bluesy grooves (Keep ...

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Stanley Turrentine: Do You Have Any Sugar?

Read "Do You Have Any Sugar?" reviewed by Ed Kopp

Tenor saxman Stanley Turrentine is the rare artist who's equally comfortable playing pop-jazz and straight-ahead jazz. While most of his albums have stuck with one style or the other, Do You Have Any Sugar? bounces successfully between both genres.

Pianist Kei Akagi shines on the more mainstream tunes, while singer Niki Harris (daughter of pianist ...

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Stanley Turrentine: Do You Have Any Sugar?

Read "Do You Have Any Sugar?" reviewed by Douglas Payne

Beginning with 1974's popular Pieces of Dreams (Fantasy), sugar man Stanley Turrentine began to assume more control of his own recordings. That album turned out to be quite a hit and for the most part since, the tenor great has stuck to mostly commercial settings. But despite the often simple material or occasionally unnecessary sweetening, Turrentine ...

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Stanley Turrentine: Do You Have Any Sugar?

Read "Do You Have Any Sugar?" reviewed by Paula Edelstein

Stanley Turrentine “knows how to tell a story.” In fact, on his 1999 debut for Concord Vista titled, DO YOU HAVE ANY SUGAR? the jazz legend tells 11 of them! The project is a synthesis of traditional grooves in a contemporary context with a variety of styles honed over the four decades that Turrentine has been ...