Al Cohn ‎– Al Cohn’s Tones (Full Album)

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Al Cohn’s Tones (also released as The Progressive Al Cohn) is an album by American saxophonist, composer and arranger Al Cohn comprising two sessions, one recorded in 1950 and the other from 1953, which was released on the Savoy label in 1956.

The Allmusic review by Stephen Cook awarded the album 4 stars and stated: “This early Cohn release is at once hot and cool, vigorous and lithe”.

Track listing:
All compositions by  except where noted

“I’m Tellin’ Ya” (Al Cohn) – 5:58
“Jane Street” (Al Cohn) – 4:37
“Infinity” (Al Cohn) – 2:57
“How Long Has This Been Going On?” (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) – 3:13
“That’s What You Think”(Al Cohn) – 4:50
“Ah Moore” (Al Cohn) – 4:57
“Groovin’ With Gus” (Al Cohn) – 2:36
“Let’s Get Away from It All” (Matt Dennis, Tom Adair) – 3:10

Personnel:
Al Cohn – tenor saxophone
Nick Travis – trumpet (tracks 01-02, 05-06)
Horace Silver (tracks 01-02, 05-06), George Wallington (tracks 03-04, 07-08) – piano
Tommy Potter (tracks 03-04, 07-08), Curly Russell (tracks 01-02, 05-06) – bass
Tiny Kahn (tracks 01-02, 05-06), Max Roach (tracks 03-04, 07-08) – drums

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Released: 1956
Recorded: July 29, 1950 and June 23, 1953
Studio New York City and Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ
Length: 32:18
Label: Savoy
MG 12048
Producer: Gus Statiras

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