Frank Wess ‎– Tryin’ To Make My Blues Turn Green (Full ALbum)

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Frank Wess has always been a steady, reliable swinger, able to play swaggering blues and soulful ballads with equal facility and hold his own on more challenging bop pieces. The 12 tracks on his release range from his own swing-tinged originals to the inevitable standards and fine reworkings of jazz pieces by Kenny Burrell and Horace Parlan. Highly professional, nicely played blues-swing material from an often overlooked, dependable improviser (Ron Wynn/AllMusic, http://bit.ly/2OTFIr6).

Track listing:

1. Come Back To Me (5:18)
2. Tryin’ To Make My Blues Green (6:41)
3. Listen To The Down (7:12)
4. And So It Is (5:31)
5. Short Circuit (6:07)
6. Little Esther (6:26)
7. Stray Horn (5:37)
8. Night Lights (6:15)
9. Surprise! Surprise! (5:07)
10.Blues In The Car (4:58)

Personnel:

Frank Wess – tenor, alto saxophone & flute
Steve Turre – trombone, conch shell
Scott Robinson – tenor, baritone, alto saxophone & clarinet
Greg Gisbert, Cecil Bridgewater – trumpets
Richard Wyands – piano
Lynn Seaton – bass
Gregory Hutchinson – drums

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Label: Concord Jazz ‎
Format: CD, Album
Country: US
Released: 1993
Recorded: September 7, 1993 & September 8, 1993
Recording location: Penny Lane Studios New York, NY

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