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Cookers Discography of CDs


 
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Warriors Warriors CD (2010)
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Cookers music CDs The Cookers is an all-star ensemble made up primarily of veteran bandleaders and star soloists, including tenor saxophonist Billy Harper, trumpeters Eddie Henderson and David Weiss, alto saxophonist Craig Handy, pianist George Cables, bassist Cecil McBee, and drummer Billy Hart. The fireworks begin with their sizzling treatment of the late Freddie Hubbard's "The Core," though it is a shame that the liner notes don't specify the order of the trumpet solos. The veterans in the group contributed the remaining songs. Cables' off-center, loping "Spookarella" has a Monk-like humor and playful flute solo by Handy, while the pianist's pretty ballad "Sweet Rita Suite, Pt. 2: Her Soul" is a complex work that the band interprets with finesse, with Handy again a major voice on flute, and lush ensembles by the brass and tenor. Harper penned the funky, insistent "Priestess." His passionate "Carpa Black" is ...
Cast the First Stone Cast the First Stone CD (2010)
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Cookers discography The second album by all-star hard bop group the Cookers (named for a legendary Freddie Hubbard live album) is a somewhat more focused, and very slightly more relaxed, effort than the band's debut, 2010's Warriors. Where that album was sharply split between hard-grooving blowouts and simmering ballads, Cast the First Stone is more or less midtempo throughout, allowing the bandmembers to display their command of swing and the blues while still soloing fiercely. With the exception of trumpeter David Weiss, who organized the whole project, the bandmembers all came of age professionally in the 1960s and '70s, with credits on scores of highly regarded albums. Trumpeter Eddie Henderson has many ...
Believe Believe CD (2012)
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Cookers songs The Cookers' third CD is a bit more diverse than their earlier efforts, though still featuring the same septet (tenor saxophonist Billy Harper, trumpeters Eddie Henderson and David Weiss, alto saxophonist Craig Handy, pianist George Cables, bassist Cecil McBee, and drummer Billy Hart). Harper's staccato "Believe, For It Is True" is an unusual opener, never letting up on the tension, with the focus on intense solos by the composer and Weiss, along with intricate, demanding ensembles. The Cables-penned "Ebony Moonbeams" has an infectious Latin undercurrent, showcasing Henderson's expressive, vocal-like horn, along with strong solos by Handy and the pianist. The sole tune not written by a member of the ensemble ...
Vol. 1 Vol. 1 CD (2011)
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Cookers CD discography The Cookers was started in March of 2010 as a way that 5 like-minded musicians could play together on a weekly basis and create an environment where original music could be performed in a club setting. As the weeks progressed, the musicians involved began to see the potential for so much more. It was evident that the group was becoming part of an artistic community through ...
For Those About to Cook For Those About to Cook CD (2002)
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Cookers albums WE SALUTE YOU features 13 tracks from hip hop mimics Cookers including "Who Is The Boss" and "What's Up With That." The Cookers bring together break beats, classic funk riffs & in your face rhymes. This isn't the same old samples you've heard before though, the majority of the loops have been created by the band themselves. With an old-school hip hop sound & a punk rock attitude some have labeled Prangsta Rap. 13 tracks. 2002.


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Cookers Songs

Popular or famous Cookers music songs: Skit 2, Temptation, Seventh Day, Skit 1, Sweet Rita Suite, Cast the First Stone, But He Knows, Ebony Moonbeams. More music songs On the Mix For You, Looking For the Light, C O O K E R S, Naaj, Crosstalk, Open Air, Croquet Ballet, Believe, For It Is True, Chief. More music songs Peacemaker, Radio Skit, Close To You Alone. See All Songs


Cookers CD discography Key Personnel

Member NameWorked With
Billy HartMiles Davis, Stan Getz, Eddie Henderson, Richie Beirach, Nick Brignola, Chico Freeman, Herbie Hancock, Shirley Horn
George CablesArt Pepper, Dexter Gordon, Joe Henderson, Freddie Hubbard, Frank Morgan, Max Roach, Sonny Rollins, Gary Bartz
Eddie HendersonHerbie Hancock, Billy Harper, Pharoah Sanders, Kenny Barron, Benny Golson, Meeco, Gerald Wilson, Gary Bartz
Billy HarperArt Blakey & The Jazz Messengers, Art Blakey, Gil Evans, Mel Lewis, Max Roach, Mark Masters, Leon Thomas, Horacee Arnold
David WeissBilly Idol, New Jazz Composers Octet, !!!, Laurie Berkner, Joe Chambers, Debbie Friedman, Sam Harris, Jacam Manricks
Craig HandyMingus Big Band, Michel Camilo, Towner Galaher, Roy Haynes, Avery Sharpe, David Weiss, Peter Apfelbaum, Randy Brecker, Joe Chambers



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