John Klemmer (ts), Sam Tomas (g), Melvin Jackson (b), Wilbur Campell (d), Jodie Christian (p)
Verve LPR 076 139
5***** by Down Beat 1968.
Recorded when he was just 21 and virtually unknown outside Chicago, the essions served notice tha John Klemmer was a saxophonist to be reckoned with - a young man with, as Down Beat put it, "the mature musician's disdain for the empty gesture" whose music was "direct, intense, and together."
1. Stand in the Sun - Klemmer 4:10
2. My Blues - Cohn, Klemmer 4:17
3. You Don't Know What Love Is - DePaul, Raye 6:00
4. Later With Them Woes - Klemmer 5:48
5. Passion Food - Klemmer 6:43
6. How Deep Is the Ocean? - Berlin 6:41
7. Will 'N' Jug - Thomas 6:31