Junior Mance: Junior ( Verve 1959) UK HMV

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Selection: Birk’s Works (Gillespie) Artists Junior Mance (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Lex Humphries (drums) recorded NYC, April 9, 1959 Biographical Note Drafted into the army in the early ’50s, Junior served his musical apprenticeship in the 36th Army Band at Fort Knox, Kentucky, … Continue reading

Donald Byrd at the Half Note Cafe Vol 1 (1960) Blue Note

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Selection: My Girl Shirl Artists Donald Byrd (tp) Pepper Adams(bars) Duke Pearson (p) Laymon Jackson (b) Lex Humphries (d) recorded live at the “Half Note”, NYC, 2nd set, November 11, 1960 Music The introduction here is credited to singer Ruth Mason, … Continue reading

Yusef Lateef Eastern Sounds (1961) Prestige UK

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Track Selection 1: Snafu Selection 2: Don’t Blame Me (Dedicated to WordPress) Artists Yusef Lateef (ts, fl, bamboo fl, ob) Barry Harris (p) Ernie Farrow (b, rabat) Lex Humphries (d) recorded Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 5, … Continue reading