Smooth Sailing is the final album by saxophonist Teddy Edwards which was recorded in 2001 and released on the HighNote label in 2003.
Although veteran tenor saxophonist Teddy Edwards was having serious health problems by 2001, he is in excellent form throughout this set, showing no signs of decline or age. Playing in New York with a top-notch quartet that includes pianist Richard Wyands, Edwards caresses some of the melodies (his long tones are impressive), he swings hard in spots, and he shows great affection for the material.
Smooth Sailing is the final album by saxophonist Teddy Edwards which was recorded in 2001 and released on the HighNote label in 2003. Throughout, Teddy Edwards shows that in 2001 he was still in his musical prime" On All About Jazz, Terrell Kent Holmes called it "a fine example of economical playing and arrangement" and noted "Edwards, now approaching 80 years old, shows on Smooth Sailing that he's as formidable a sax man as ever.
Artist: Teddy Edwards. Album: Smooth Sailing, 2010. Has been played on. Switzerland 1.
Album · 2003 · 8 Songs. 8. Polka Dots and Moonbeams. Released: Mar 14, 2003.
Teddy Edwards – Smooth Sailing. Label: HighNote – HCD 7088. Piano – Richard Wyands. Producer – Houston Person. Tenor Saxophone – Teddy Edwards.
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Teddy Edwards - Robbin's Nest 06:43. Teddy Edwards - It's the Talk of the Town 07:13. Teddy Edwards - Smooth Sailing 05:39. Teddy Edwards - Polka Dots and Moonbeams 05:27. Teddy's Ready!, Back To Avalon, Heart & Soul - Teddy Edwards. It's About Time - Amos Trice, Les McCann, Ronnie Ball, Teddy Edwards. Tango In Harlem - Teddy Edwards. Feelin's - Conte Candoli, Dolo Coker, Frank Butler, Jerry Steinholz, Ray Brown, Teddy Edwards. Hope - Teddy Edwards.
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