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1
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In Stock
Delivery Estimate
2-5 days
Genre
Jazz, Bebop
Label
Original Jazz Classics
Released
October 3, 2011

Format: Compact Disc

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Description

Trombonist Al Grey and tenor saxophonist Billy Mitchell were the original stars of this 1957 recording, an offshoot of Dizzy Gillespie's then-running big band. Within a couple of years of this date, however, trumpeter Lee Morgan and pianist Wynton Kelly emerged with careers of their own and today are the most well-known musicians to have been involved in the session.

Due to the presence of Benny Golsen and Roger Spotts as arrangers (and composers of six out of eight tunes), this session comes off as more of a little-big-band event than the kind of hard-bop situation which Morgan in particular would soon come to epitomise. The four horns are lush and confidant, creating the illusion of a much larger ensemble, and each musician is carefully featured in turn.

Personnel: Lee Morgan (trumpet), Wynton Kelly (piano), Billy Mitchell (tenor saxophone), Billy Root (baritone saxophone), Al Grey (trombone), Paul West (bass), Charles Persip (drums)

More Info

Key Value
Catalogue number OJCCD17622
Barcode 0025218176224
Number of items 1
Packaging type Jewel Case
Imported No
Weight 100g
Dimensions (LxWxH) 142mm x 10mm x 125mm

Disc 1

Track Listing — Disc 1

Song Title Time
1. Dishwater -
2. Someone I Know -
3. D.D.T. -
4. Whisper Not -
5. About Time -
6. Day by Day -
7. Rite of Swing -
8. Over the Rainbow -
9. Someone I Know (previously unissued alternate) -
10. Whisper Not (previously unissued alternate) -
11. Over the Rainbow (previously unissued alternate) -