Jackie Mclean: Jackie’s Scene (1956-7) Esquire

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Selection: Outburst (McLean) . Artists: Album recorded in two sessions over 1956/7, but not released until 1959, on Prestige’s New Jazz label.. December 14, 1956 session: Bill Hardman (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto saxophone) Red Garland (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Art … Continue reading

Prestige/ New Jazz: Esquire UK vs.Victor Japan

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Alternative pressing comparisons round II: London vs. Tokyo Compare The Pressing subject: New Jazz 8210 Roy Haynes Trio “We Three” Artists Phineas Newborn (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Roy Haynes (drums) recorded Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, November 14, 1958 … Continue reading

Eric Dolphy: Out There (1960) Prestige UK Esquire

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Selection 1: Feathers (Hale Smith) Selection 2: Serene (Dolphy) Something both malevolant and beautiful about the avant-garde’s treatment of tenderness, peace and tranquility, exposing flashes of barely concealed danger, somewhere Freddie Krueger is loose in Snow White’s boudoir. Artists Eric Dolphy (as, … Continue reading

Roy Haynes Cracklin’ (1963) New Jazz

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Previously blogged under title “Bad News Blues” Fantasy records Seventies reissue, now upgraded to the real thing, Roy Haynes Cracklin’ on Prestige New Jazz. Selection: Scoochie (Booker Ervin) Artists Booker Ervin (ts) Ronnie Mathews (p) Larry Ridley (b) Roy Haynes (d) … Continue reading

Pony Poindexter Gumbo (1963) Prestige

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Selection 1: Creole Girl (Poindexter) Selection 2: French Market (Poindexter) Encore: (Hat tip Dean) : Gumbo Filet Artists Al Grey (trb) Pony Poindexter (ss, as) Booker Ervin (ts) Gildo Mahones (p) George Tucker (b) Jimmie Smith (d) recorded Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, … Continue reading

Roy Haynes Just Us (1960)

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Track Selection: Speak Low Artists Richard Wyands (p) Eddie De Haas (b) Roy Haynes (d) recorded Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 5, 1960 Music Haynes has supported  an enormous variety of artists – Parker, Lester Young, Getz, Monk, … Continue reading

Oliver Nelson with Eric Dolphy Straight Ahead (1961) Esquire

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Track selection 1: Images Track Selecton 2: Straight Ahead Artists Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl) Oliver Nelson (ts, as, cl) Richard Wyands (p) George Duvivier (b) Roy Haynes (d) recorded Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 1, 1961 Music: Fantastic combination, … Continue reading

Benny Golson “Groovin’ with Golson” (1959)

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Track selection: Yesterdays (Jerome Kern) Artists Curtis Fuller (tb) Benny Golson (ts) Ray Bryant (p) Paul Chambers (b) Art Blakey (d) recorded Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 28, 1959 Benny Golson enjoyed five years of limelight between 1957 and … Continue reading

Art Farmer “Farmers Market” (1956)

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Track Selection: “Ad-Dis-Sun” I> Prestige 8203 New Jazz Original   Art Farmer (t) Kenny Drew (p) Hank Mobley (ts) Addison Farmer (b) Elvin Jones (d)  Recorded Rudy Van Gelder Jul 2, 1953 & Nov 23, 1956 An early outing in small group … Continue reading

Benny Golson “Gone with Golson” (1959) Esquire

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Track Selection: “Autumn Leaves” Artists Curtis Fuller (tb) Benny Golson (ts) Ray Bryant (p) Tommy Bryant (b) Al Harewood (d) Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, June 20 – 30, 1959 Music I have always loved the Cannonball Adderley/ Miles Davis … Continue reading

Oliver Nelson Sextet “Screaming the Blues” (1960)

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Track Selection: Oliver Nelson Sextet feat Eric Dolphy “Three Seconds” > NJLP 8243  Richard Williams (tp) Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl) Oliver Nelson (as, ts) Richard Wyands (p) George Duvivier (b) Roy Haynes (d)   Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, … Continue reading