Benny Golson

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A strong tenorist, an acclaimed composer and arranger, Mr Golson not only contributed to Jazz but also made a career with soundtracks for various movies and television shows.
He first co-led, then re-formed the Jazztet.

Annotation last modified on 2006-06-12 14:06 UTC.
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Discography

Album

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1957 Jazz Sahib Sahib Shihab 1
1960 Meet the Jazztet The Jazztet 3
1965 Extensions Ahmad Jamal 2
1970 Jazz Messengers '70 Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers 2
1995 Back to the City The Art Farmer/Benny Golson Jazztet Featuring Curtis Fuller 1
1999 Under the Influence The Piston Baroque Brass Quintet 1
2010 Sly Exit Jay Messer Quintet 1
2017 Jazz Sahib (Bonus Track Version) Sahib Shihab 1
Prestige Profiles Collector's Edition, Volume 3 Various Artists 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1987 Jazz Piano Anthology, Volume 5: Modern Evolutions Various Artists 1
1988 Denon Jazz Sampler Volume 3 Various Artists 1
1988 Rare 3: Rare Soul Classics From the 70’s and 80’s Various Artists 1
1989 Denon Jazz: The Best of Denon-Jazz Various Artists 1
1991 Classic Jazz-Funk 2: Definitive Jazz-Funk Mastercuts, Volume 2 Various Artists 1
1991 Saxophone: Jazz 'round Midnight Various Artists 1
1994 The Great Saxophones (1951-1970) Various Artists 1
1994 The Great Saxophones (1951-1970) Various Artists 1
1995 An Introduction to Dreyfuss Jazz Various Artists 1
1996 The History of Chess Jazz Various Artists 1
1997 The Riverside Records Story Various Artists 1
1997 Ultimate Jazzfunk Various Artists 1
1998 Priceless Jazz Freddie Hubbard 1
1999 The Very Best of Jazz Funk Various Artists 1
2001 Jazz Monterey: 1958-1980 Various Artists 1
2001 Classic Jazz: Jazz Legends Various Artists 2
2002 Mastercuts Best of Jazz Funk Various Artists 1
2003 The Most Relaxing Jazz Music in the Universe Various Artists 1
2003 The Big Horn: The History of the Honkin' & Screamin' Saxophone Various Artists 1
2003 The Wants List Various Artists 1
2005 Jazz Lounge, Volume 9: Easy Living Various Artists 1
2006 Legends of Jazz (With Ramsey Lewis): Showcase Various Artists 2
2006 Art Farmer and the Jazz Giants Art Farmer 1
2007 Can You Dig It Various Artists 1
2010 Pink Champagne Lounge Various Artists 1
2011 The 100 Best Jazz Tunes of the 1950's Various Artists 1
2011 Pure… Disco/Funk Various Artists 1
2012 All Star Parade of Jazz and Blues Legends on LRC Ltd. / Groove Merchant: Full Cut Sampler, Volume 2 Sonny Lester 1
2013 Jazz District: Cool Jazz Various Artists 1
2013 IPO Jazz Sampler Various Artists 1
2014 100 Hits: Disco Fever Various Artists 1
Jazz for Lovers Various Artists 1
Legends of Jazz (With Ramsey Lewis), Volume 3 Various Artists 1
Saxophone Anthology Various Artists 1
Saxophone, Volume 3 Various Artists 1
The Art of Jazz Saxophone Explore Various Artists 1
The Art of Jazz Saxophone Impressions Various Artists 1

Album + Compilation + Soundtrack

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2015 Mission: Impossible: The Television Scores Various Artists 1

Album + Live

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1958 Chet Baker in New York Chet Baker 6
Jazz - Swing - Session Montreux Jazz - Festival Various Artists 1

Album + Soundtrack

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1991 Copenhagen Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers & Art Blakey 1
Ed's Next Move Various Artists 1

Unspecified type

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
Sunday Morning Jazz Various Artists 1

Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1992 More Real Jazz Ballads Various Artists 1
1996 Jazz ’Round the Clock Various Artists 1

Live

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1984 Live in Tokyo Volume II Bobby Enriquez 1

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