Howard McGhee: Dusty Blue (1960) New Land reissue (2022)

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Selection: Park Avenue Petite (Golson) .  .  . Artists Howard McGhee, trumpet; Bennie Green, trombone; Roland Alexander, tenor saxophone; Pepper Adams, baritone saxophone; Tommy Flanagan, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Walter Bolden, drums; recorded NYC, June 13, 1960 Track List A1 … Continue reading

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Howard McGhee: Dusty Blue (1960) Parlophone

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Track Selection 1: Park Avenue Petite (Golson) .  .  . Selection 2: Dusty Blue  (on vinyl) .  .  . Artists Howard McGhee, trumpet; Bennie Green, trombone; Roland Alexander, tenor saxophone; Pepper Adams, baritone saxophone; Tommy Flanagan, piano; Ron Carter, bass;  … 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) Bethlehem/ London

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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, trumpet; Bob Brookmeyer, valve trombone; Gigi Gryce, alto sax, clarinet; Jerome Richardson, tenor sax, clarinet, flute; Don Abney, piano; Oscar Pettiford, … 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

Art Blakey Big Band: Blakey, Byrd and Coltrane (1957) Bethlehem

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Selection: “Tippin’ ” (Donald Byrd) .  .  . Artists Art Blakey,drums; Donald Byrd, trumpet; John Coltrane, tenor sax; Walter Bishop, piano; Wendell Marshall, bass; recorded New York City, December 1957. Other tracks include Sahib Shihab (alto sax) Al Cohn (tenor sax) … Continue reading