Don Lanphere and Pete Christlieb

Get Happy

Origin 82363

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You can tell that Don and Pete were having fun when they made this CD, and the flavor lasts long after
the first hearing. You'll savor it for a long time.
Jim Wilke, Jazz After Hours

Don Lanphere and his longtime compatriots, the New Stories trio, get together with the tenor titan Pete Christlieb for a no-holds-barred romp through some great standards and originals. The leaders were in rare form and this is a must have for all tenor saxophone and bebop enthusiasts.


Track Listing:

1. Indy Blues (Doug Miller) - 7:47

2. Remember Why (Marc Seales) - 8:52
3. Assurance (Roger Treece) - 3:56
4. An Interrupted Walk (Don Lanphere) - 6:13
5. Old Folks (Hill/Robison) - 5:21
6. Dance Suite (Marc Seales) - 6:18
7. After Letting Go (Doug Miller) - 7:25
8. Free Indeed (Jon Pugh) - 5:45
9. Peace (Horace Silver) - 5:50
10. Get Happy (Arlen/Koeher) - 8:32

Performers:

DON LANPHERE - tenor, alto & soprano saxophones
PETE CHRISTLIEB - tenor & alto saxophones

with New Stories
MARC SEALES - piano
DOUG MILLER - bass
JOHN BISHOP - drums

Production Info:


Reviews of Get Happy

All Music Guide (Scott Yanow)
Don Lanphere, a veteran tenor great from the bop era, and Pete Christlieb, the hard-driving tenor from Los Angeles, make for a very complementary and mutually inspiring team. Lanphere, who recorded with Fats Navarro and had an up-and-down career, returned to full-time activity in the early 1980s and has been heard in prime form ever since; not only ...

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