I’ll keep it simple: he was a trademark of quality.
If his name was on an album, I knew the beats would reach me. I own so many titles on that list I can’t begin …
Start with Bobby Hutcherson, The Kicker or Happenings. If those too familiar, go for Hank Mobley’s A Caddy for Daddy. Which not enough people know is a perfect record.
Beautifully fulfilled life of good works.