Rights of Swing is a 1961 album from American alto saxophonist Phil Woods, recorded by Candid Records A&R man and founder Nat Hentoff. Woods’ resume includes works with Dizzy Gillespie, Bill Evens, Milt Jackson, Michel Legrand and a long run with Quincy Jones. Already a seasoned player and bandleader when he cut these sessions at New York’s Nola Penthouse Studios, the album consists entirely of Woods’ five-part “Rights of Swing” suite. Featuring Sahib Shihab, Buddy Catlett, Granville Roker, Osie Johnson, Julius Watkins, Tommy Flanagan, Curtis Fuller, and Benny Bailey. Remastered 180g vinyl LP.



  1. Prelude And Part I
  2. Part II (Ballad)
  3. Part III (Waltz)
  4. Part IV (Scherzo)
  5. Part V (Presto)