Hank Mobley: The Flip (1969) Liberty Blue Note


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LJC thought for the day: you don’t judge a book by its cover, but by its contents. However, some covers just shout “No!” Fortunately in this case the contents say “Yes!” Selection: Feelin’ Folksy (Mobley) . .  .  . Artists: … Continue reading

‘Round About Midnight Shoot-out!


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‘Round about the same time as many versions of Monk’s classic composition ‘Round About Midnight were being recorded, in 1957, the wildly eccentric singer Screamin’ Jay Hawkins recorded I Put a Spell on You.  A while back I recall coming across a … Continue reading

Dizzy Reece: Asia Minor (1962) Esquire


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  Track Selection: Spiritus Parkus .  . . Artists Dizzy Reece, trumpet; Joe Farrell, tenor sax, flute; Cecil Payne, baritone sax, Hank Jones, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Charlie Persip, drums; recorded Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 13, … Continue reading

Dizzy Reece: Star Bright (1959) Blue Note / UA re 1972


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Selection: The Rake .  .  . Artists Dizzy Reece,  trumpet;  Hank Mobley, tenor saxophone;  Wynton Kelly, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Art Taylor, drums; recorded Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 19, 1959 Music Described by Cook and Morton as … Continue reading