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Phil Woods: This Is How I Feel About Quincy

Don’t play “Don’t Get Around Much Anymore” for Phil Woods. The ever-prolific altoman is still setting the pace at 74. Four recent albums bear eloquent testimony.

This Is How I Feel About Quincy salutes Quincy Jones with Woods arrangements of 11 tunes by Jones plus a Woods original called “Q’s Delight” and a Brian Lynch-penned chart on Jones’ “The Pawnbroker.” The album features Woods’ quintet plus four horns and evokes Jones’ original big band recordings of these tunes. This is all wonderful writing and playing-the ensemble blend, the solos, the rhythm section. Everything.

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