Browse Categories
Browse by Manufacturer
Mailing Lists
Enter your email address in the form above to get email updates regarding the latest VIEW Video and Arkadia Records new releases and promotions.
Visit Our
Business-to-Business Resource Center
for High and Low Resolution cover images, and exstensive Video/Audio clips, product spreadsheets and pdf files.
Advertise with us

[Download MP3] - Harold Land: A Lazy Afternoon

<< Previous in Harold Land Next in Harold Land >>
Price: $7.99
Item Number: 87710082
Artist: Land, Harold
Click Here to Buy CD Instead of Download

On the album, Harold Land: A Lazy Afternoon, esteemed and seasoned hard bop and post-bop vet Harold Land’s tenor saxophone shimmers stirringly over the string orchestrations of Ray Ellis (arranger of Billie Holiday's Lady in Satin), resulting in a celebration of both melody and rhythm that entices listeners with it’s pure musicality, controlled vitality, and lush romanticism.


"Why didn't someone think of this before? . . . timeless pieces,

beautifully rendered . . . if you are a seeker of beauty, Harold

Land has the answer . . ."                                           - JazzTimes Magazine


"Land glides through Ray Ellis' orchestral charts, rhapsodizing

forlorn and alluding to noirish days gone by . . ."        - Billboard Magazine


Most known for his stint in the Clifford Brown – Max Roach Quintet and his collaborations with Bobby Hutcherson, Carl Perkins, Cedar Walton, and Curtis Fuller, Harold Land was known as an uncompromising musical contributor to the evolution of Jazz.  Ray Ellis crafted deft string arrangements that showcase Land's emotion-laden performances for the twelve standards included on this album (also available on CD). Among them are such classics as the title song Lazy Afternoon, You Don't Know What Love Is, Duke Ellington’s In a Sentimental Mood, Antonio Carlos Jobim’s Bossa Nova classic Wave, and Thelonious Monk’s ‘Round Midnight. Also featuring drummer Billy Higgins, pianist Bill Henderson, and bassist James Leary, the resulting album, Harold Land: A Lazy Afternoon, is a fitting example of the late Harold Land’s saxophone eminence and musical apparition.


Song Selection:


 1. Lazy Afternoon
 2. You Don't Know What Love Is
 3. In a Sentimental Mood
 4. Nature Boy
 5. You Go To My Head
 6. But Beautiful
 7. Invitation
 8. Stella By Starlight
 9. The End of a Love Affair
10. You've Changed
11. Wave
12. 'Round Midnight

Harold Land - tenor saxophone
Billy Higgins - drums
Bill Henderson - piano
James Leary - bass

with Orchestra arranged and conducted by Ray Ellis

Related Products

[Download MP3] - Benny Golson: Tenor Legacy
MSRP: $12.99
Price: $8.99
You Save: $4.00 (31 %)
[Download MP3] - Benny Golson: Tenor Legacy
Benny Golson leads this extraordinary session with fellow Tenor Saxophonists Branford Marsalis, James Carter & Harold Ashby, culminating in the historic, Grammy nominated album dedicated to honoring the legacy of 10 all-time great tenor saxophonists.
[Download MP3] - David Liebman: Liebman Plays Puccini - A Walk In The Clouds
MSRP: $9.99
Price: $6.99
You Save: $3.00 (30 %)
[Download MP3] - David Liebman: Liebman Plays Puccini - A Walk In The Clouds
Saxophonist David Liebman reinterprets some of the greatest arias of Italian opera composer Puccini in the Jazz idiom on this album. The fusion of Puccini’s compositions & Liebman’s Jazz artistry will satisfy open-minded fans of both musical traditions.
[Download MP3] - Camerata Romeu: Cuba Mia (Soundtrack)
MSRP: $9.99
Price: $6.99
You Save: $3.00 (30 %)
[Download MP3] - Camerata Romeu: Cuba Mia (Soundtrack)
On this album from the Camerata Romeu, led by Conductor Zenaida Romeu, the all-female Chamber Orchestra play everything from Folk & Classical music to stirring renditions of new Cuban music, creating an original & soulful sound all their own.
40 Years of MJQ (Modern Jazz Quartet)
MSRP: $19.98
Price: $17.98
You Save: $2.00 (10 %)
40 Years of MJQ (Modern Jazz Quartet)
40 Years of MJQ presents the Modern Jazz Quartet's (MJQ) Fortieth Anniversary Concert, showcasing the signature sounds that ensured the group's lasting legacy in the history of music in a spectacular DVD. Milt Jackson, John Lewis, Percy Heath, &...

Product Reviews

(0 Ratings, 0 Reviews)