Another from the same era in Los Angeles is: Bud Shank Plays Tenor. There is a strong concept of tone and ideas uniting all those guys. Phil Urso and Jack Montrose were two others who share that style.
Ah Pacific Jazz. Led me astray, that label did. When I heard the album "Hoagy Sings Carmichael", with Art Pepper's amazing alto floating in and around Hoagy's voice, it just killed me. I was 10 when I first heard that record, and thought "I want to sound like that". That recording still does it for me
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