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At Ease With Coleman Hawkins

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01
For You, For Me, Forevermore
6:10  
02
While We're Young
3:35  
03
Then I'll Be Tired Of You
5:11  
04
Mighty Like A Rose
4:03  
05
At Dawning
4:42  
06
Trouble Is A Man
5:29  
07
Poor Butterfly
6:09  
08
I'll Get By (As Long As I Have You)
6:37  
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Total Tracks: 8   Total Length: 41:56

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Cole, Man and COOL

Ran

Soft and mellow, cool water music that comees out of the greatest classic jazz sax pusher. A must for those with a heart inside

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They Say All Music Guide

Recorded originally for the Prestige subsidiary Moodsville, Coleman Hawkins (along with the Tommy Flanagan Trio) sticks exclusively to ballads and slower pieces, all played at a low flame. Although it is nice to hear the veteran tenor interpreting “Poor Butterfly” and “I’ll Get By,” this CD is more successful as pleasant background music than as creative jazz. – Scott Yanow