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  • Further Definitions is a 1962 jazz album by Benny Carter and his orchestra, rereleased on CD in 1997 coupled with his follow-up album, 1966's Additions to Further Definitions. The earlier album is Carter's best-known, recorded with an all-star line-up that included Coleman Hawkins, with whom Carter had recorded in Paris in 1937, using the same configuration of instruments: four saxophones, piano, guitar, bass, and drums.[1]

Contents [hide] 1 Reception 2 Track listing 3 Personnel 4 Production 5 References 6 External links Reception[edit] Professional ratings Review scores Source Rating AllMusic 5/5 stars[2] (Further Definitions) Down Beat 4.5/5 stars[3] (Original Lp version) AllMusic 2.5/5 stars[4] (Additions to Further Definitions) The Penguin Guide to Jazz selected this album as part of its suggested "Core Collection" calling it "a good value purchase."[5]

Track listing[edit] Further Definitions "Honeysuckle Rose" (Razaf–Waller) – 3:50 "The Midnight Sun Will Never Set" (Jones–Cochran–Salvador) – 3:57 "Crazy Rhythm" (Caesar–Meyer–Kahn) – 3:23 "Blue Star" (Carter) – 5:19 "Cotton Tail" (Ellington) – 4:24 "Body and Soul" (Green–Sour–Heyman–Eyton) – 4:09 "Cherry" (Redman–Gilbert) – 4:52 "Doozy" (Carter) – 3:32

Additions to Further Definitions "Fantastic, That's You" (Cates–Greene–Thiele) – 6:11 "Come on Back" (Carter) – 4:14 "We Were in Love" (Carter) – 4:27 "If Dreams Come True" (Sampson–Goodman–Mills) – 5:49 "Prohibido" (Carter) – 3:20 "Doozy" (Carter) – 5:33 "Rock Bottom" (Carter) – 4:14 "Titmouse" (Carter) – 3:02 1–8 recorded in 1961 in New York City, on 13 November (1–3, 7) and 15 November (4–6, 8). 9–16 recorded in 1966 in Los Angeles, on 2 March (9, 10–13) and 4 March (11, 14–16).

Solo Order, by Track:

Rouse, Woods, Hawkins, Carter Hawkins, Katz, Carter Hawkins, Woods, Rouse, Carter, Katz Hawkins, Carter, Katz, Carter (ad-libbing) Hawkins, Carter, Rouse, Woods, Hawkins, Katz Woods, Rouse, Carter, Hawkins Carter (Intro), Rouse, Carter, Rouse, Woods, Hawkins Katz, Woods, Hawkins, Carter, Rouse, Katz Personnel[edit] Further Definitions

Benny Carter – alto saxophone Phil Woods – alto saxophone Coleman Hawkins – tenor saxophone Charlie Rouse – tenor saxophone John Collins – guitar Dick Katz – piano Jimmy Garrison – bass Jo Jones – drums Additions to Further Definitions

Benny Carter – alto saxophone Bud Shank – alto saxophone Buddy Collette – tenor saxophone (9–10, 12–13) Bill Perkins – tenor saxophone (11, 14–16) Teddy Edwards – tenor saxophone Bill Hood – baritone saxophone Barney Kessel – guitar Mundell Lowe – guitar Don Abney – piano Ray Brown – bass Alvin Stoller – drums Production[edit] Johnny Cue - engineer Pete Turner - photography

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