Flügelhornist Art Farmer heads a European quintet that features the tenor of Harry Sokal and his longtime pianist Fritz Pauer on Foolish Memories. Pauer contributed two of the six selections, which include Duke Ellington's "In a Sentimental Mood," "Ah-Leu-Cha" (which is mistakenly attributed to Charlie Parker), and the umpteenth remake of "Farmer's Market." The swinging, bop-oriented music on this fairly obscure release is enjoyable enough although not particularly unique.
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AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow