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The Jazztet

Band, 1959-1962 US
Jazz

The Jazztet was a jazz sextet, co-founded in 1959 by trumpeter Art Farmer and tenor saxophonist Benny Golson. In its first phase, it lasted until 1962, and helped to launch the careers of pianist McCoy Tyner and trombonist Grachan Moncur III. Farmer and Golson revived the group in 1982 and it again toured extensively. Each generation of the group recorded six albums, which were released on a variety of labels.

        
Members
PortraitFreddie Hubbard
tr 1938-2008 US
PortraitBuster Williams
b *1942 US
PortraitCedar Walton
p 1934-2013 US
PortraitArt Farmer
tr, fh 1928-1999 US
PortraitBenny Golson
ts *1929 US
PortraitClark Terry
tr, fh 1920-2015 US
PortraitHarold Mabern
p *1936 US
PortraitGrachan Moncur III
tb *1937 US
PortraitMarvin "Smitty" Smith
dr, perc *1961 US
PortraitCurtis Fuller
tb *1934 US
PortraitRay Copeland
tr 1926-1984 US
PortraitNick Travis
tr 1925-1964 US
PortraitMickey Tucker
p *1941 US
PortraitBernie Glow
tr 1926-1982 US
PortraitErnie Royal
tr 1921-1983 US
PortraitRay Drummond
b *1946 US
PortraitRoy McCurdy
dr *1936 US
PortraitAlbert Heath
dr *1935
PortraitHerbie Lewis
b 1941-2007 US
PortraitPaul Serrano
tr 1932-2015 US
PortraitTom McIntosh
tb *1927 US
Tommy Williams
b US
Popular Tracks   
Ease Away Walk on Moment To Moment by The Jazztet
Moment To Moment on Moment To Moment by The Jazztet
Along Came Betty on Moment To Moment by The Jazztet
Fair Weather on Moment To Moment by The Jazztet
Yesterday's Thoughts on Moment To Moment by The Jazztet
Farmer's Market on Moment To Moment by The Jazztet
It Ain't Necessarily So on The Best Of Chess Jazz by Various Artists

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Band Membership
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
The Complete Jazztet SessionsArt Farmer / Benny Golson / The Jazztet2013Compil.
Here And Now / Another Git TogetherThe Jazztet2012Compil.
The Complete Argo / Mercury Art Farmer / Benny Golson / Jazztet SessionsArt Farmer / Benny Golson / The Jazztet2004Album
Killer JoeThe Jazztet1995Album
Blues On DownArt Farmer / Benny Golson, The Jazztet1994Compil.
Killer JoeThe Jazztet1993Album
The Jazztet - Real TimeThe Jazztet Featuring Curtis Fuller1988Album
Back To The CityThe Jazztet Featuring Curtis Fuller1986Album
Moment To MomentThe Jazztet1983Album
Voices AllThe Jazztet1983Album
Blues MarchArt Farmer, Benny Golson - The Jazztet1966Compil.
Tonk / Sonny's BackThe Jazztet1962Single
Another Git TogetherThe Jazztet1962Album
Here And NowThe Jazztet1962Album
Big City SoundsThe Jazztet / Art Farmer & Benny Golson1961Album
At BirdhouseThe Jazztet1961Album
The Jazztet And John LewisThe Jazztet And John Lewis Featuring Art Farmer And Benny Golson1961Album
My Funny Valentine / Blues On DownThe Jazztet Featuring Art Farmer & Benny Golson1961Single
Junction / BelThe Jazztet1961Single
Five Spot After Dark / The Cool OneThe Jazztet Featuring Art Farmer & Benny Golson1960Single
Mox Nix / Killer JoeThe Jazztet1960Single
Easy Living / SerenataThe Jazztet Featuring Art Farmer & Benny GolsonSingle
Space Station / Another Git TogetherThe JazztetSingle
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To all the music fans that are contributing on Discogs, MusicBrainz and Wikipedia. Thanks to Franz Flückiger for providing Storygram used to visualize band membership and together with Stefan Guggisberg for the visual data mining application ArtistAnalytics.
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