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Track Listing
  1. Meet Doctor Foo
  2. Fine Dinner
  3. She's Funny That Way
  4. Body and Soul
  5. When Day Is Done
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  1. Meet Doctor Foo
  2. Fine Dinner
  3. She's Funny That Way
  4. Body and Soul
  5. When Day Is Done
  6. The Sheik of Araby
  7. My Blue Heaven
  8. Bouncing with Bean
  9. Say It Isn't So
  10. Spotlite
  11. April in Paris
  12. How Strange
  13. Half Step Down, Please
  14. Angel Face
  15. There Will Never Be Another You
  16. The Bean Stalks Again
  17. Body and Soul
  18. I Love Paris
  19. Under Paris Skies
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Much of the material on this two-LP set has been since reissued on CD, but, one way or the other, this music (particularly the first 16 tracks) belongs in every serious jazz collection. In 1939, Hawkins returned to the U.S. after five years in Europe, and it took him very little time to reassert his prior dominance as king of the tenors. This set starts off with the session that resulted in Hawk's classic version of "Body and Soul," teams him with Benny Carter (on trumpet) for some hot swing (including a memorable rendition ...

Body & Soul 1996, RCA

UPC: 090266851522

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