The Sidewinder (studio album) by Lee Morgan
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The Sidewinder is ranked as the best album by Lee Morgan.
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This album is rated in the top 2% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 80.3/100, a mean average of 80.4/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 80.9/100. The standard deviation for this album is 12.5.
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When you think of jazz, you should think of this album.
This is a quintessential hard bop album. The tunes are excellent and the improvising spectacular. Lee Morgan is at his peak both as a soloist and as a leader here.
Great jazz album from Lee Morgan. Every title is great, especially the stunning title track. Great playing, great tunes. Great stuff.
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