Two very special Art Farmer quartet dates from the 1960s with a stellar cast of sidemen. Of the albums here, Art Farmer said, "I wanted to do a very intimate session. I wanted it to sound as if I were just sitting and talking to someone with the horn, talking to just one person. The feeling was to be as if the horn were in the room, right next to the listener." We think Art Famer sounds amazing on these two LPs and you will too.
1. So Beats My Heart For You (4:44)
2. Goodbye, Old Girl (4:33)
3. Who Cares (5:28)
4. Out Of The Past (5:20)
5. Younger Than Springtime (5:41)
6. The Best Thing For You Is Me (4:16)
7. I'm A Fool To Want You (5:32)
8. That Old Devil Called Love (4:17)
9. Punsu (5:12)
10. The Day After (2:25)
11. Lullaby Of The Leaves (4:18)
12. Kayin' (3:57)
13. Tonk (4:36)
14. Blue Room (3:58)
15. Change Partners (5:22)
16. Nobody's Heart (4:04)
Personnel and dates:
#1-8: "ART" (1960)
Art Farmer (tp), Tommy Flanagan (p), Tommy Williams (b), Albert "Tootie" Heath (d).
Recorded in studio, New York, September 21-23, 1960.
#9-16: "PERCEPTION" (1961)
Art Farmer (tp), Harold Mabern (p), Tommy Williams (b) and Roy McCurdy (d)
Recorded in studio, New York, October 25-27, 1961.
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