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Don't Mess with Mister T

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STANLEY TURRENTINE (Live) - Don't Mess With Mr. T
Stanley Turrentine interview for www.jazz-radio.fm Online jazz radio
Stanley Turrentine - In Concert (1990)
1 Don't Mess With Mister T  
2 Two For T  
3 Too Blue  
4 I Could Never Repay Your Love  
5 Pieces Of Dreams  
6 Don't Mess With Mister T (bonus)  
7 Mississippi City Strut (bonus)  
8 Harlem Dawn (bonus)  
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Stanley Turrentine's 'Don t Mess with Mister T' rose to #2 on the 1975 Billboard jazz chart and was another artistic triumph for the sax legend in his year with CTI Records. What first leaps out and grabs the listener's attention is Turrentine's sweet yet muscular sound, which suggests Johnny Hodges more than the classic Swing tenors. Turrentine'sflexible voice can deepen to a resonant honk, soar into one of the most piercingly full-throated cries in jazz, and broaden to a thick, sensuous vibrato on ballads. He tends to play on top of the beat, making for a deep, trancelike groove, and his phrasing draws on both modern jazz and R&B. Angular lines alternate with timeless blues phraseology.

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