1975 Stanley Turrentine – In The Pocket

In The Pocket is an album by the jazz saxophonist Stanley Turrentine, his second recorded for the Fantasy label after associations with Blue Note Records and CTI. The album has performances by Turrentine with an orchestra arranged and conducted by Gene Page. It was released in 1975 and has yet to be rereleased on CD.


1  Have It Your Way, Sandy (Billy Page) 05:01
2  You Are The Melody Of My Life (Don Daniels; Terri McFaddin) 03:37
3  Over To Where You Are (Valerie Simpson; Nickolas Ashford) 04:32
4  Naked As The Day I Was Born (Billy Page; Gene Page) 04:14
5  In The Pocket (Ed Greene) 03:31
6  Spaced (Gene Page) 05:28
7  You’re My Baby (Barry White) 04:50
8  Black Lassie (Bill Page; Cheech Marin; Gene Page) 04:39
9  Loving You Is Sweeter Than Ever (Ivy Jo Hunter; Stevie Wonder) 04:05


BassScott Edwards
DrumsEd Greene
GuitarDavid T Walker
GuitarRay Parker Jr
GuitarDean Parks
GuitarWah Wah Watson
KeyboardsGene Page
KeyboardsSylvester Rivers
SaxStanley Turrentine
CongasBobbye Hall
PercussionGary Coleman
Background VocalsJackie Ward
Background VocalsCarolyn Willis
Background VocalsEdna Wright
Background VocalsJim Gilstrap
Background VocalsAugie Johnson
Background VocalsJohn Lehman
Background VocalsGregory Matta

Liner Notes

Producer – Gene Page, Billy Page, Stanley Turrentine
Producer (Executive) – Ron Granger
Arranged By – Gene Page
Engineer – David Hassinger
Engineer (Assistant Recording) – Jim Nipar
Conductor – Gene Page
Coordinator – Olivia Page

Art Direction – Phil Carroll
Photography – Phil Bray

Recorded At Sound Factory, CA
Copyright Fantasy Records