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Benny Golson

Born in 1929 and still going strong, saxophonist-composer Benny Golson has divided his career between brilliant solo playing (with the likes of Art Blakey) and writing such immortal standards as "I Remember Clifford". Geoffrey Smith celebrates both sides of a formidable talent.

1 hour

Music Played

  • Dizzy Gillespie

    Stablemates

    Performer: Benny Golson.
    • Dizzy In Greece.
    • Verve.
  • Art Blakey

    Are You Real

    Performer: Benny Golson. Performer: Lee Morgan. Performer: Bobby Timmons. Performer: Jymie Merritt.
    • Moanin'.
    • Blue Note.
  • Art Blakey

    Along Came Betty

    Performer: Benny Golson. Performer: Lee Morgan. Performer: Bobby Timmons. Performer: Jymie Merritt.
    • Moanin'.
    • Blue Note.
  • Art Blakey

    Blues March

    Performer: Benny Golson. Performer: Lee Morgan. Performer: Bobby Timmons. Performer: Jymie Merritt.
    • Moanin'.
    • Blue Note.
  • Benny Golson, Addison Farmer, Bill Evans, Dave Bailey & Art Farmer

    Fair Weather

    • Modern Art.
    • Blue Note.
    • 2.
  • Benny Golson

    Strut Time

    Performer: Curtis Fuller. Performer: Barry Harris. Performer: Jymie Merritt. Performer: Philly Joe Jones.
    • The Other Side of.
    • Original Jazz Classics.
  • Art Farmer & Benny Golson

    I Remember Clifford

    • Meet The Jazztet.
    • Pye.
  • Art Farmer & Benny Golson

    Killer Joe

    Performer: Curtis Fuller. Performer: McCoy Tyner. Performer: Addison Farmer. Performer: Lex Humphries.
    • Meet The Jazztet.
    • Pye.
  • Keith Jarrett Trio

    Whisper Not

    Performer: Jack DeJohnette. Performer: Keith Jarrett Trio. Performer: Gary Peacock.
    • Whisper Not.
    • ECM.
    • 2.

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