Aaron Sachs – Clarinet And Co

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Aaron Sachs (July 4, 1923 – June 5, 2014) was an American jazz saxophone and clarinet player.
Sachs, who was born in New York City, started as a young swing protégé of Benny Goodman, and later eased into bebop music, playing with Earl Fatha Hines. He then formed his own bands, with some success recording and touring. He married singer Helen Merrill in 1948, a union which lasted only a few years.
Aaron Sachs recorded several solo albums. He has also recorded with Stan Getz, Sarah Vaughan, Chet Baker, Billie Holiday, Red Norvo, Gene Krupa, Anita O’Day, Cozy Cole, and many other significant artists in the jazz field (Wikipedia).

Track listing:

00:00 A1 Rondo Blues (Phil Sunkel)
03:44 A2 Gorme Has Her Day (Aaron Sachs)
06:51 A3 Just Sick Blues (J.Billy VerPlanck)
09:45 A4 I Can’t Believe (Aaron Sachs)
12:44 A5 Blue Sophisticate (Benny Golson)
16:46 A6 Conversation (Aaron Sachs)
19:25 B1 Mona’s Kimona (Nat Pierce)
23:26 B2 Hall’s Loft (Aaron Sachs)
26:10 B3 Countrified (Phil Sunkel)
29:56 B4 Nancy (Horace Silver, Jimmy Van Heusen)
33:17 B5 Wiggins (J.Billy VerPlanck)

Personnel:

Gene Allen (tracks: A1,A3,A5,A6,B1,B3,B5) – baritone saxophone
Aaron Bell – bass
Aaron Sachs (tracks: A2,A4,A5,B2) – clarinet
Osie Johnson – drums
Jimmy Raney (tracks: A2,A4,B2,B4) – guitar
Hall Overton (tracks: A2,A4,B2,B4), Nat Pierce (tracks: B1,B3,B5) – piano
Aaron Sachs (tracks: A1,A3,A5,A6,B1,B3,B4,B5) – tenor saxophone
Frank Rehak (tracks: A1,A3,A5,A6,B1,B3,B5) – trombone
Bernie Glow (tracks: A1,A3,A5,A6,B1,B3,B5) – trumpet
Phil Sunkel (tracks: A1,A3,A5,A6,B1,B3,) – trumpet

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Label: RAMA
Recorded: 1957.


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