Ernie Henry: Last Chorus (1956) Riverside


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A break from the Boogaloo and later ’60s directions, back firmly in the ’50s mainstream when music giants roamed the earth,  mono  ruled absolutely, and for some, life was but  a short, temporary gift. Selection: Autumn Leaves (Kosma/ Prevert) . … Continue reading

Thelonious Monk: Brilliant Corners (1956) New Malden v.New Jersey Shootout


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 I’m sure I’ve seen this cover before somewhere, it seems familiar… Selection 1: Brilliant Corners (London label, Decca Pressing) 320kbps MP3 Artists: Ernie Henry (alto saxophone) Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone) Thelonious Monk (piano) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Max Roach (drums) recorded  Reeves … Continue reading

Howard McGhee All Stars / Fats Navarro (1948)


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Track Selection 1: Boperation (with Navarro) Track Selection 2. I’ll Remember April Track Selection 3. Fluid Drive Artists Boperation: Fats Navarro (tp) Howard McGhee (tp, p) Ernie Henry (as) Milt Jackson (vib, p) Curly Russell (b) Kenny Clarke (d) recorded Apex … Continue reading