Horace Silver: Sterling Silver (1956-63) Liberty UA 1979

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Selection 1: Senor Blues (alt. take) (EP version, first release on LP) Artists: Silver/ Mobley/ Byrd/ Watkins/ Hayes Selection 2: Tippin‘  (EP version, first release on LP) Artists: Silver/ Byrd/ Cook/ Taylor/ Hayes Artists Sterling Silver features various live and studio recordings from … Continue reading

Horace Silver: Further Explorations (1958) Blue Note (Jp)

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Selection: Pyramid Artists Art Farmer (trumpet) Clifford Jordan (tenor saxophone) Horace Silver (piano) Teddy Kotick (bass) Louis Hayes (drums) recorded Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, January 13, 1958 A quick scan of the main quintet  line-ups during the Blue … Continue reading

Horace Silver: The Tokyo Blues (1962) Blue Note

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  Selection: Sayonara Blues Artists Blue Mitchell (trumpet) Junior Cook (tenor saxophone) Horace Silver (piano) Gene Taylor (bass) John Harris Jr. (drums) Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 13-14, 1962 Music This unforgivably was left off my Horace Silver … Continue reading

Horace Silver: The Jody Grind (1966) Blue Note

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HORACE SILVER RETROSPECTIVE No 9: The Jody Grind Selection: Blue Silver Artists Woody Shaw (trumpet) Tyrone Washington (tenor saxophone) Horace Silver (piano) Larry Ridley (bass) Roger Humphries (drums) James Spaulding (alto & flute), recorded Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, … Continue reading

Horace Silver: The Stylings of Silver (1957) Blue Note

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HORACE SILVER RETROSPECTIVE No 8: The Stylings of Silver Selection: Soulville Selection 2: No Smokin’ Artists Art Farmer (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor saxophone) Horace Silver (piano) Teddy Kotick (bass) Louis Hayes (drums) recorded Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, May … Continue reading

Horace Silver: Horace-scope (1960) Blue Note

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HORACE SILVER RETROSPECTIVE No.7: Horace-Scope Selection: Nica’s Dream Artists Blue Mitchell (trumpet) Junior Cook (tenor saxophone) Horace Silver (piano) Gene Taylor (bass) Roy Brooks (drums) recorded Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 8 – 9, 1960. Music The … Continue reading

Horace Silver: The Cape Verdean Blues (1965) Blue Note

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HORACE SILVER RETROSPECTIVE No. 6: The Cape Verdean Blues Selection: Pretty Eyes (Silver) mono original Blue Note Artists Artists Woody Shaw (trumpet) Joe Henderson (tenor saxophone) Horace Silver (piano) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Roger Humphries (drums) recorded Rudy Van Gelder Studio, … Continue reading

Horace Silver: Finger Poppin’ (1959) Blue Note

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HORACE SILVER RETROSPECTIVE No.5: FINGER POPPIN’ Selection 1: Cookin’ at the Continental Selection 2: Swingin’ the Samba Selection 3: Juicy Lucy Selection 4: Finger Poppin’ Artists Blue Mitchell (trumpet) Junior Cook (tenor saxophone) Horace Silver (piano) Gene Taylor (bass) Louis … Continue reading

Horace Silver: Blowin’ The Blues Away (1959) Blue Note

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 HORACE SILVER RETROSPECTIVE No 4: BLOWIN’ THE BLUES AWAY Selection: Break City Artists Blue Mitchell (trumpet) Junior Cook (tenor saxophone) Horace Silver (piano) Gene Taylor (bass) Louis Hayes (drums) recorded Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 29, 1959 … Continue reading

Horace Silver: And The Jazz Messengers (1954-5) Blue Note

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HORACE SILVER RETROSPECTIVE No.3 HS and The Jazz Messengers Selection: Creepin’ In (Silver) Artists: Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor saxophone) Horace Silver (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, November 13, 1954 and February … Continue reading

Horace Silver: Doin’ The Thing (1961) Blue Note

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HORACE SILVER RETROSPECTIVE No 2 Introductions Horace Silver Quintet  (Horace at age 33) . Selection: Filthy McNasty .  Artists Blue Mitchell (trumpet) Junior Cook (tenor saxophone) Horace Silver (piano) Gene Taylor (bass) Roy Brooks (drums) recorded by van Gelder at “The … Continue reading

Horace Silver: Song For My Father (1963-4) Blue Note

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Selection 1:  Song For My Father (Silver) Selection 2: The Natives are Restless Tonight (Silver) End to end  analog output from fifty year old original Blue Note vinyl, pulled off a  preamp with  previously unused Telefunken valves manufactured in Berlin 1961, … Continue reading

Blue Note and Electronically Rechanneled Stereo

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 Blue Note Fake Stereo ’70s reissues: a public-interest post. For the Blue Note collector with a limited budget, and that is most of us I guess, reissues are an inevitable fact of life. It is also inevitable they will come across reissues which claim … Continue reading

Horace Silver Six Pieces of Silver (1956) Blue Note – Lexington?

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Track Selection: Senor Blues Artists Donald Byrd (tp) Hank Mobley (ts) Horace Silver (p) Doug Watkins (b) Louis Hayes (d recorded Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, November 10, 1956 Music For Crissake, what more do you want? Mobley, Byrd, … Continue reading

Horace Silver The Cape Verdean Blues (1965) Blue Note

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Track Selection 1: Nutville (Silver) A helter-skelter bop with pace without getting overly concerned with musical long-haul travel Track selection 2: Bonita A latin bop slower groove with some delicious solos Artists Woody Shaw (tp) Joe Henderson (ts) Horace Silver (p) … Continue reading

Howard McGhee Vol 2 (1953)

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Track Selection:  Jarm (McGhee) Artists Howard McGhee (tp) Gigi Gryce (as, fl) Horace Silver (p) Tal Farlow (g) Percy Heath (b) Walter Bolden (d) recorded WOR Studios, NYC, May 20, 1953 Music Described by one Amazon customer reviewer as “very possibly the best music on record that … Continue reading

Horace Silver/Blakey/Sabu “Spotlight on drums” – a LINO – Lexington in Name Only

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The Curious Case of the Lexington That Wasn’t. The labels say 767 Lexington Ave on both sides, no “Inc” and no “R”, the cover address says Lexington and has no print on the spine. The vinyl is double deep groove, has the ear, and handwritten RVG … Continue reading