Benny Bailey: Big Brass (1960) Candid

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Selection: Maud’s Mood   Artists Benny Bailey (trumpet) Julius Watkins (French horn) Phil Woods (alto sax, bass clarinet) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Les Spann (guitar, flute) Buddy Catlett (bass) Art Taylor (drums) Nat Hentoff (supervisor) recorded November 25, 1960 at Nola … Continue reading

Two Lazy Afternoons: Steve Kuhn and Cecil Taylor

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Two very different Lazy Afternoons, another LJC contrast-and-discover opportunity, one just a trifle more relaxing than the other, though some might disagree. Some might prefer a Busy Afternoon, on account of us under-employed find every day lazy. However, let’s go … Continue reading

Max Roach: Freedom Now Suite (1960) Candid

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Selection: Freedom Day Artists Booker Little (trumpet) Julian Priester (trombone) Walter Benton (tenor saxophone) Coleman Hawkins (tenor saxophone) James Schenck (bass) Max Roach (drums) Abbey Lincoln (vocals) Nat Hentoff (supervisor) Nola’s Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, August 31, 1960 Music: More jazz … Continue reading

Booker Little: Out Front (1961) Barnaby/Candid

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Selection 1:  Man of Words (320kbps MP3) Selection 2: We Speak (320kbps MP3) Artists: Booker Little (trumpet) Julian Priester (trombone) Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, bass clarinet, flute) Don Friedman (piano) Art Davis (bass) Max Roach (drums, timpani, vibraphone) Nat Hentoff … Continue reading

Don Ellis: How Time Passes (1960) Candid/ Barnaby

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Selection: How Time Passes (Ellis) Artists Don Ellis (trumpet) Ron Carter (bass) Charlie Persip (drums)Jaki Byard (piano) Engineer: Bob d’Orleans, recorded at Nola Penthouse Sound Studios, New York, October 4 and 5, 1960 Music: Labelled as “Third Stream Jazz”, How Time Passes is Ellis’s debut recording as leader, with a … Continue reading

Clark Terry: Color Changes (1960) Candid

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Selection: Nahstye Blues (Terry) Artists Clark Terry (tpt, fgh) Jimmy Knepper (tbn) Julius Watkins (fh) Seldon Powell (ts, fl) Yusef Lateef (ts, fl, ob, eh) Tommy Flanagan (p) Joe Benjamin (b) Ed Shaughnessy (d)  recorded Nola’s Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, … Continue reading

Charles Mingus: Newport Rebels (1960) Candid

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Selection: Mysterious Blues (Candid original press 1960) Comparethepressings (only at LJC!) Meet MC VeeGee, our guest audiophile in charge of searching out and comparing pressings at LJC. Test today: The Complete Candid Recordings of Charles Mingus Mosaic Box Set Limited Edition reissue  numbered 3,363 … Continue reading

Booker Ervin: That’s it! (1961) Candid

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Selection 1 High Energy: Speak Low (Nash Weill) Selection 2 Languid Mood: Uranus (Ervin) Artists: Booker Ervin (ts) Horace Parlan – listed as Felix Krull nom-de-date (p)  George Tucker (b), Al Harewood (d) recorded at Nola Penthouse Sound Studios, New … Continue reading

Charles Mingus Complete Candid Recordings (1960) Mosaic

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Track Selection: Lock ‘Em Up (feat Ervin, McPherson Bley Mingus Richmond)) Artists (variously) Ted Curson, Lonnie Hillyer  Roy Eldridge (tp) Jimmy Knepper, Britt Woodman (tb)Charles McPherson Eric Dolphy (as, bcl)  Booker Ervin (ts ) Charles Mingus (b, vo) Dannie Ritchmond Jo Jones (d, vo)Tommy Flanagan … Continue reading

Charles Mingus presents Charles Mingus (1960)

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Track selection: “Original Faubus Fables” >  (Parental Advisory Explicit Lyrics) Artists Ted Curson (tp) Eric Dolphy (as, bcl) Charles Mingus (b, vo) Dannie Ritchmond (d, vo)  Recorded Nola’s Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, October 20, 1960 Music Mingus’s record companies, apparently, refused to release Faubus as Mingus wanted, complete with … Continue reading