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Great Friends

Label: Evidence Music
Released: 2003
Track listing: 1. Cal Massey 3:52 2. Is It Not True Simply Because You Cannot... 6:48 3. Thoughts 7:11 4. Equipoise 5:11 5. Synapse 10:12 6. East Harlem Nostalgia 8:43 7. Insight 9:53 8. Awakening 10:01

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Fortune / Harper / Cowell / Workman / Hart: Great Friends

Read "Great Friends" reviewed by Frank Rubolino

Paris in the mid-1980s was the scene for this session of power players, but the music remains as fresh and vital today as it was when drummer Billy Hart formed the band. Almost a decade earlier, the drummer had assembled a star-studded group for Enchance (Horizon, 1977) and a threesome with Walter Bishop, Jr. called The ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEW

Fortune/Harper/Cowell/Workman/Hart: Great Friends

Read "Great Friends" reviewed by Terrell Kent Holmes

Great Friends, originally released in France in 1986, is a reissue of the only studio recording made by a star-studded quintet that performed briefly in the ‘80s: Sonny Fortune (alto sax), Billy Harper (tenor sax), Stanley Cowell (piano), Reggie Workman (bass), and session leader Billy Hart (drums). The album was recorded right after a tour, while ...


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