Mobley 1568 Shootout: Gunfight at the UK Corral


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Sorry, no original 1568, send me if you have one surplus to requirements, ha ha. Four “affordable” editions of Mobley 1568: King, Toshiba-EMI, Classic Records, and Music Matters Jazz, a four-way shoot-out which addresses the perplexed, cash-strapped collector and audiophile … Continue reading

Lee Morgan: indeed! (1956) Blue Note1538 – King, Japan 1979


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Selection: Gaza Strip (Marshall) .  .  . Track List  A1. Roccus (Silver) – 8:18A2. Reggie of Chester (Golson) – 4:55A3. The Lady (Owen Marshall) – 6:47B1. Little T. (Byrd) – 8:23B2. Gaza Strip (Owen Marshall) – 3:56B3. Stand By (Golson) … Continue reading

Lee Morgan: Volume 3 (1957) Blue Note 1557 – King, Japan1979


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Selection: Hassan’s Dream (Golson) .  .  . Artists Lee Morgan, trumpet; Gigi Gryce, alto sax, flute; Benny Golson, tenor sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Charlie Persip, drums, recorded Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, March 24, 1957. Tracklist A1. … Continue reading

Grant Green: Solid (1964) Blue Note/ King


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Selection: Minor League (Pearson) Minor League is a cracking Duke Pearson swinger from a classic Blue Note session recorded in 1964, not released until the late 70’s (King, Japan  and UA, LT series) Artists: James Spaulding (alto sax) Joe Henderson … Continue reading

Wayne Shorter: The Soothsayer (1965) King Records (Jp)


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UPDATE Feb.29, 2016: List of Blue Note Connoisseur LP Series releases (1994-5) at end of post   Selection: The Big Push (Shorter) . Artists Freddie Hubbard (trumpet) James Spaulding (alto saxophone) Wayne Shorter (tenor saxophone) McCoy Tyner (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Tony … Continue reading

Wayne Shorter: The Collector (1965/6) King Records 1980


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Selection: Etcetera Artists Wayne Shorter (tenor saxophone) Herbie Hancock (piano) Cecil McBee or Reggie Workman  (bass) Joe Chambers (drums) recorded Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 14, 1965 and February 24, 1966 Shorter recording with Miles – ESP and the … Continue reading

Hank Mobley: Poppin’ (1957) King Records


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Stereo that never was… Selection: Poppin’ – as published, in Stereo Or, as intended: Repeat Selection: Poppin’ – channels summed (50/50 “mono”) Artists: Hank Mobley (tenor saxophone) Art Farmer (trumpet) Sonny Clark (piano) Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone) Paul Chambers (bass) Philly Joe … Continue reading