Jimmy Forrest – Most Much (Full Album)

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Most Much! is an album by saxophonist Jimmy Forrest recorded in 1961 and released on the Prestige label.

“Jimmy Forrest was a very consistent tenor, able to infuse bop and swing standards with soul and his distinctive tone. With the assistance of pianist Hugh Lawson, bassist Tommy Potter, drummer Clarendon Johnson and Ray Barretto on congas, Forrest explores mostly veteran tunes, such as a jumping “Annie Laurie,” and the calypso “Matilda,” a sentimental “My Buddy,” “Robbins Nest,” and even “Sonny Boy.” Enjoyable music from the warm tenor.” – Scott Yanow/AllMusic.

Track listing:
“Matilda” (Norman Span) – 4:50
“Annie Laurie” (Traditional) – 7:46
“Autumn Leaves” (Joseph Kosma, Johnny Mercer, Jacques Prévert) – 4:28
“My Buddy” (Walter Donaldson, Gus Kahn) – 2:44
“I Love You” (Harry Archer, Harlan Thompson) – 5:16 Bonus track on CD reissue
“Soft Winds” (Benny Goodman) – 5:40
“Robbin’s Nest” (Illinois Jacquet, Bob Russell, Sir Charles Thompson) – 8:51
“Most Much” (Jimmy Forrest) – 6:41
“Sonny Boy” (Lew Brown, Buddy DeSylva, Ray Henderson) – 3:19 Bonus track on CD reissue

Personnel:
Jimmy Forrest – tenor saxophone
Hugh Lawson – piano
Tommy Potter – bass
Clarence Johnston – drums
Ray Barretto – congas
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Released: 1961
Recorded: October 19, 1961
Studio: Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
Length: 49:09
Label: Prestige
PRLP 7218
Producer: Esmond Edwards