The music on this LP is from a period when arranger Quincy Jones was a major part of the jazz world, rather than being content just to take bows for it. Six high-quality selections from a 1956 album offer logical, swinging, and often distinct arrangements with plenty of solos from the all-star cast (which includes Lucky Thompson on tenor, altoist Phil Woods, and trumpeter Art Farmer). Highlights include "Stockholm Sweetnin'," "Walkin'," and "Sermonette."
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AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow