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THE ART FARMER QUARTET ~ INTERACTION / SING ME SOFTLY OF THE BLUES. COLLECTABLES COL-CD-6235. (IMPORT).

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COLLECTABLES JAZZ CLASSICS. (TWO ALBUMS ON ONE CD)

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ARTHUR STEWART FARMER WAS AN AMERICAN JAZZ TRUMPETER AND FLUGELHORN PLAYER. HE ALSO PLAYED FLUMPET, A TRUMPET-FLUGELHORN COMBINATION SPECIALLY DESIGNED FOR HIM. HE AND HIS IDENTICAL TWIN BROTHER, DOUBLE BASSIST ADDISON FARMER, STARTED PLAYING PROFESSIONALLY WHILE IN HIGH SCHOOL. ART GAINED GREATER ATTENTION AFTER THE RELEASE OF A RECORDING OF HIS COMPOSITION “FARMER’S IN 1952”. HE SUBSEQUENTLY MOVED FROM LOS ANGELES TO NEW YORK, WHERE HE PERFORMED AND RECORDED WITH MUSICIANS SUCH AS HORACE SILVER, SONNY ROLLINS AND GIGI GRYCE AND BECAME KNOWN PRINCIPALLY AS A BEBOP PLAYER

TRACK LISTING: Interaction -Days Of Wine And Roses / By Myself / My Little Suede Shoes / Embraceable You / Loads Of Love / Sometime Ago. Sing Me Softly Of The Blues – Sing Me Softly Of The Blues / Ad Infinitum / Petite Bell / Tears / I Waited For You / One For Majid.

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