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Two CDs. Allen Eager was a charismatic figure, exuding a level of sophistication far beyond his years: quintessentially cool with impeccable taste. By the time he was 18 years old, Allen Eager was not only a player to be reckoned with but also catching the ears of his peers on The Street. In quick succession, Eager impressed Ben Webster and Coleman Hawkins but the ultimate seal of approval came via his idol Lester Young. Pres claimed that of all "The Gray Boys" - his term for a legion of young white acolytes that included Stan Getz, Zoot Sims and many others - it was most definitely Eager who impressed him the most: This double CD follows Allan Eager's amazing career in the world of Bop. Not only does it touch on recordings he made under his own leadership but also exciting collaborations with Buddy Rich, Charlie Parker, Stan Getz, Red Rodney, Coleman Hawkins, Tadd Dameron, Fats Navarro, Tony Fruscella, Gerry Mulligan, Kenny Clarke etc. Giant Steps. 2007.

Track Listings

Disc: 1

  1. Allen's Alley (aka Wee)
  2. Rampage
  3. Vot's Dot
  4. Booby Hatch
  5. Symphony Sid's Idea
  6. Blues
  7. The Goof And I - Red Rodney's Be-Boppers
  8. Sweet Georgia Brown
  9. Daily Double
  10. Nellie's Nightmare
  11. All Night All Frantic
  12. Donald Jay
  13. Meeskite
  14. And That's For Sure
  15. 52nd Street Theme
  16. Groovin' High
  17. Good Bait
  18. Anthropology
  19. The Tadd Walk
  20. Dameronia
  21. Lady Bird AE, WG

Disc: 2

  1. Five Brothers
  2. Mulligan's Too - Gerry Mulligan
  3. Perdido
  4. Zootcase
  5. Muy
  6. Salt
  7. I'll Be Seeing You
  8. Metropolitan Blues
  9. Raintree Country
  10. His Master's Voice
  11. Old Hat
  12. Blue Serenade
  13. Let's Play the Blues
  14. Vogue


Product Details

  • Audio CD (August 27, 2007)
  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Format: Import
  • Label: Giant Steps UK
  • ASIN: B000T7DAQK
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #610,283 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

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By Patsy A. Rothen on January 30, 2010
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This made wonderful surprise gift to our girls that is a professional jazz musician. She loved the CD and it was a special gift...
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