Woods, Phil & Carl Saunders

Jazzed Media, 2004CD
Instrument: Saxophone

Issue: 10.2

Jazz Ruler Type: Swing
O's Jazz Ruler

Performance: 4+
Performance Chart

Sound: 4+
Sound Chart

Score Chart

O’s Notes: Phil (sax) and Carl (t) team up with Ken Walker (b), Jeff Jenkins (p) and Paul Romaine (d) to play twelve of Henry Mancini’s gems. The selections are classics like “The Pink Panther” and “Two For The Road”; twelve of his best film compositions and over 75 minutes of music. Each of the musicians has a chance to shine and plays well while not disrupting the spirit and melody of the songs. Up front, the blending of the brass is sweet with friendly dueling and shared leads, Woods and Saunders really swing. This is a very good session.