One of the very few albums by Paul Desmond as a leader, playing in a beautiful quartet setting with guitarist Jim Hall!.
As a bonus, “Susie”, the only song from the sessions which wasn’t included on the original LP.
PAUL DESMOND, alto sax
JIM HALL, guitar
PERCY HEATH, bass
CONNIE KAY, drums
New York, September 5, 6 & 7, 1959.
01. I GET A KICK OUT OF YOU
02. FOR ALL WE KNOW
03 TWO DEGREES EAST, THREE DEGREES WEST (John Lewis) 7:28
04 GREENSLEEVES (Traditional) 2:05
05 YOU GO TO MY HEAD (Coots-Gillespie) 6:27
06 EAST OF THE SUN (Brooks-Bowman) 5:45
07 TIME AFTER TIME (Cahn-Styne) 6:13
08 SUSIE (Paul Desmond) 3:49*
(*) bonus track: although this tune was not included on the originaloriginal LP, it
completes all of the music produced during these sessions