Arnett Cobb

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One of six albums recorded at Sandy's Jazz Revival in Beverly, Massachusetts during a two-day period and the second one led by Arnett Cobb has plenty of exciting music. Cobb takes "Smooth Sailing" as his feature, teams up with fellow tenor Buddy Tate on "Go Red Go" and "Flyin' Home #2," and welcomes both Tate and altoist Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson to "Blues for Lester" (a blues version of "Lester Leaps In"). With assistance from pianist Ray Bryant, bassist George Duvivier and drummer Alan Dawson, Cobb's enthusiastic and extroverted tenor wins honors on this jam session-style set. Fortunately all of the music in this LP (and four of the five songs from the first Cobb set) has been reissued on CD.