24 Outubro 2010

Jo Jones - The Jo Jones Special (1955)

One of the few sessions on which Jo Jones, Basie's old drummer, appears as leader of the combo.
An outstanding small group jazz session.

1. Shoe Shine Boy (take 1) (Saul Chaplin, Sammy Cahn) 5:53
2. Lover Man (Jimmy Davis, Roger Ramirez, Jimmy Sherman) 6:31
3. Georgia Mae (Jo Jones) 4:48
4. Caravan (Jaun Tizol, Duke Ellington, Irving Mills) 3:59
5. Lincoln Heights (Jo Jones, Lucky Thompson) 7:47
6. Embraceable You (George & Ira Gershwin) 6:42
7. Shoe Shine Boy (take 2) (Saul Chaplin, Sammy Cahn) 5:17

Emmet Berry, (trumpet); Benny Green, (trombone); Lucky Thompson, (tenor sax); Nat Piece, (piano except on ''Shoe Shine Boy'');
Count Basie
, (piano on ''Shoe Shine Boy''); Freddie Green, (guitar); Walter Page, (bass); Jo Jones, (drums).

on ''Caravan'';
Lawrence Brown, (trombone) replaces Benny Green;
Rudy Powell
, (alto sax) replaces Lucky Thompson;
Pete Johnson
, (piano) replaces Nat Pierce

Originally issued on Vanguard Records LP VRS 8503 (1955)

:: The Jo Jones Special ::

3 comentários:

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  2. Fabulous music & good to hear Lucky Thompson in this setting. Thanks.

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  3. No conocía este disco, cuando vi que participaba Lucky Thompson, lo bajé de inmediato y después de escucharlo un par de veces, decidí pasarlo a un cd-r, porque tratar de comprarlo en Argentina es como querer trasladar las pirámides de Egipto a mi país. Muchas gracias.

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