Phineas Newborn Jr: Here is Phineas (1956) London /Atlantic

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Selection: Dahoud (C.Brown) Artists Phineas Newborn Jr. (piano) Calvin Newborn (guitar) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums) recorded NYC, May 3-4, 1956 Music Atlantic 1235, Phineas’s first major recording as leader, though his first outing was three years previously in … Continue reading

Howard McGhee Quintet Music from The Connection Tina Brooks (1960) London/Felstead

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  Track Selection: Wigglin’ Artists Howard McGhee (tp) Tina Brooks (ts) Freddie Redd (p) Milt Hinton (b) Osie Johnson (d)recorded NYC, June 13, 1960 Music: Freddie Redd’s Music from The Connection stage play, the alternate score to the more famous Jackie … Continue reading

Bags and Trane (1959) London Atlantic

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Last updated: January 2015 Track Selection 1 Bee Bop (Gillespie) Selection 2: Bags and Trane Artists John Coltrane (ts) Milt Jackson (vib) Hank Jones (p) Paul Chambers (b) Connie Kay (d) recorded NYC, January 15, 1959 Music: I’m not big … Continue reading

Howard McGhee: The Return of (1955) Bethlehem/ London

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Track Selection: Get Happy Artists Howard McGhee (tp) Sahib Shihab (bars, as) Duke Jordan (p) Percy Heath (b) Philly Joe Jones (d) recorded NYC, October 22, 1955.  From the title, recorded after one of McGhees not infrequent releases from the Penitentary on narcotics charges. … Continue reading

Oscar Pettiford: Self-titled Vol.2 (1955)

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Track Selection 1: Bohemia After Dark Track Selection 2 (short) : Oscalypso Artists Donald Byrd, Ernie Royal (tp) Bob Brookmeyer (vtb) Gigi Gryce (as, cl) Jerome Richardson (ts, cl, fl) Don Abney (p) Oscar Pettiford (b, cello) Osie Johnson (d) recorded NYC, August 12, 1955 … Continue reading

Howard McGhee “Life is Just a Bowl of Cherries” (1956)

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Track Selection: “The Thrill has Gone” > Artists Howard McGhee (tp) Danny Bank, Phil Bonder, Sid Brown, Leon Cohen, Herbie Mann (sax) Donn Trenner (p) Al Caiola (g) Arnold Fishkin (b) Osie Johnson, Don Lamond (d) Frank Hunter (arr, dir) … Continue reading

Art Farmer “Modern Art” (1958)

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Track Selection: “Mox Nix” (Farmer)  > Artists:  – Art Farmer (t)  Benny Golson (ts) Bill Evans (p) Addison Farmer (b) Dave Bailey (d)  Recorded in 1958 by UA engineer Tommy Nola. Farmer quick-bio: Arthur “Art” Farmer b. Iowa 21st  August 1928,  brother of bassist … Continue reading

The Real Lee Konitz (1958)

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Sample (long):Lee Konitz “Pennies in Minor“. Recorded in 1958 “live” at the Midway Lounge, Pittsburg, by Lee’s bass player Peter Ind, who by all accounts started a reel to reel tape running in the basement, and ran up stairs into the club to start … Continue reading