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With notable contributions from tenor saxophonist Ben Webster, trombonist Frank Rosolino and guitarist Barney Kessel, Carter (who plays a bit of trumpet on "How Can You Lose") is in superb form on a set of five standards and two of his originals. This timeless music is beyond the simple categories of "swing" or "bop" and should just be called "classic.

Complete your Benny Carter collection. Jazz Giant ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM, Dig). Original Jazz Classics, Contemporary Records.

Jazz Giant is an album by saxophonist Benny Carter that was recorded in 1957 and 1958 and released by Contemporary Records. This article is about the album by Benny Carter. For the album by Bud Powell, see Jazz Giant. Studio album by Benny Carter.

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Exclusively for Prime members. Sample this album Artist (Sample). This album was released at the end of the 50's and blends a little of the new jazz from that era (bop), with a hint of big band sound (incorporates more than a half dozen musicians on some tracks), but mostly a lot of the traditional roots. Benny Carter is probably one of the most talented Jazz musicians of all time because he was highly capable in several areas: able to play a variety of instruments, and highly successful at promoting, managing, and composing. This album is just one notch in Benny's many contributions to Jazz music and a very noteworthy notch.

Jazz Giant is an album by saxophonist Benny Carter recorded in 1957 and 1958 and released on the Contemporary label. Benny Carter - alto saxophone, trumpet, arranger. Frank Rosolino - trombone tracks 1-4 & 6. Ben Webster - tenor saxophone tracks 1-4 & 6. André Previn tracks 1 & 4-7, Jimmy Rowles tracks 2 & 3 - piano. Barney Kessel - guitar. Leroy Vinnegar - bass. Shelly Manne - drums.

This is the cover art for Jazz Giant by the artist Benny Carter. Jazz Giant (Benny Carter album). The entire cover: because the image is cover art, a form of product packaging, the entire image is needed to identify the product, properly convey the meaning and branding intended, and avoid tarnishing or misrepresenting the image.

Jazz Profile: Benny Carter. 2012 Original Album Plus Bonus Tracks, 1954. 2014 Remastered 2014. 2009 Benny Carter - Jazz Giant. Swingin' At Maida Vale. Benny Carter, George Shearing.

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Old Fashioned Love
Written-By – Cecil Mack, James P. Johnson*
B1 I'm Coming Virginia
Written-By – Donald Heywood, Will Marion Cook
B2 A Walkin' Thing
Written-By – Benny Carter
C1 Blue Lou
Written-By – Edgar M. Sampson*, Irving Mills
C2 Ain't She Sweet
Written-By – Jack Yellen, Milton Ager
D1 How Can You Lose
Written-By – Benny Carter
D2 Blues My Naughty Sweetie Gives To Me
Written-By – Arthur N. Swanstone, Carey Morgan, Charles R. McCarron

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  • Mastered At – AcousTech Mastering


  • Alto Saxophone – Benny Carter (tracks: A1, B2 to D2)
  • Bass – Leroy Vinnegar
  • Design [Cover Design] – Guidi*
  • Drums – Shelly Manne
  • Engineer – Roy DuNann
  • Guitar – Barney Kessel
  • Liner Notes – Nat Hentoff
  • Photography By [Cover Photo Of Carter By] – William Claxton
  • Piano – André Previn (tracks: A1, C1 to D1), Jimmy Rowles (tracks: B1, B2)
  • Producer – Lester Koenig
  • Tenor Saxophone – Ben Webster (tracks: A1 to D1)
  • Trombone – Frank Rosolino (tracks: A1 to C1, D1)
  • Trumpet – Benny Carter (tracks: B1, D1)

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
C3555 Benny Carter Jazz Giant ‎(LP, Album, Mono) Contemporary Records C3555 US 1958
S7555 Benny Carter Jazz Giant ‎(LP, Album, RE) Contemporary Records S7555 US 1979
OJCCD-167-2 Benny Carter Jazz Giant ‎(CD, Album, RM) Contemporary Records, Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-167-2 Germany 1987
CAPJ 013 Benny Carter Jazz Giant ‎(CD, Album, Ltd, RM) Analogue Productions CAPJ 013 US Unknown
S7028 Benny Carter Jazz Giant ‎(LP, Album) Stereo Records , Contemporary Records S7028 US 1958

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Benny Carter - Jazz Giant FLAC album
Jazz Giant
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1611 mb
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1108 mb
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1754 mb
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