Howard McGhee Dusty Blue (1960) Parlophone

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Track Selection 1: Petite (Golson) Selection 2: Dusty Blue  (on vinyl) Artists Howard McGhee (tp) Bennie Green (tb) Roland Alexander (ts) Pepper Adams (bars) Tommy Flanagan (p) Ron Carter (b) Walter Bolden (d) recorded NYC, June 13, 1960 Music:  McGhee had been one … Continue reading

Australian Jazz Quintet “Threepenny Opera” (1958)

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Track Selection: Mack the Knife Artists Australian Jazz Quintet:  Jack Brokensha AUS (vib) Dick Healey US ,(as,fl) Bryce Rohde AUS (p) Errol Buddle AUS (ts,bars,cl) Unknown (d) (Teddy Charles replaces Brokensha on Mack the Knife) recorded 1958, sufficiently obscure not to appear in most … Continue reading

Red Mitchell “Jam for Your Bread” (1955)

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Track Selection: East Coast Output (Mitchell) Track Selection 2: Ornithology (Parker) Artists Red Mitchell (b) Conte Candoli (tp) Joe Maini (as, ts) Hampton Hawes (p)  Chuck Thompson (d) recorded Los Angeles, CA, September 27, 1955 Pocket bio: Mitchell took up the bass while … Continue reading

Howard McGhee “The Return of ” (1955)

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Track Selection: “Get Happy” Artists Howard McGhee (tp) Sahib Shihab (bars, as) Duke Jordan (p) Percy Heath (b) Philly Joe Jones (d) recorded NYC, October 22, 1955.  From the title, recorded after one of McGhees not infrequent releases from the Penitentary on narcotics charges. … Continue reading

Oscar Pettiford – self-titled Vol.2 (1955)

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Track Selection 1: Bohemia After Dark Track Selection 2 (short) : Oscalypso Artists Donald Byrd, Ernie Royal (tp) Bob Brookmeyer (vtb) Gigi Gryce (as, cl) Jerome Richardson (ts, cl, fl) Don Abney (p) Oscar Pettiford (b, cello) Osie Johnson (d) recorded NYC, August 12, 1955 … Continue reading

Howard McGhee “Life is Just a Bowl of Cherries” (1956)

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Track Selection: “The Thrill has Gone” > Artists Howard McGhee (tp) Danny Bank, Phil Bonder, Sid Brown, Leon Cohen, Herbie Mann (sax) Donn Trenner (p) Al Caiola (g) Arnold Fishkin (b) Osie Johnson, Don Lamond (d) Frank Hunter (arr, dir) … Continue reading

Blakey, Byrd and Coltrane on Bethlehem (“Art Blakey Big Band”1957)

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Track Selection: “Tippin’ ” (Donald Byrd) The Artists Bethlehem BCP 6027 Art Blakey (d) Donald Byrd (t) John Coltrane (ts) Walter Bishop (p) Wendell Marshall (b) Recorded New York City, December 1957. Other tracks include Sahib Shihab (as) Al Cohn (ts)  Bill … Continue reading