The Record Collection

Abbey Lincoln: Straight Ahead (1961)

Candid Records 9015

Track list:

01 – Straight Ahead
02 – When Malindy Sings
03 – In the Red
04 – Blue Monk
05 – Left Alone
06 – African Lady
07 – Retribution

Personnel:

Abbey Lincoln – vocals
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Coleman Hawkins – tenor sax
Walter Benton – tenor sax
Eric Dolphy – piccolo, flute, bass clarinet, alto sax
Booker Little – trumpet
Julian Priester – trombone
Mal Waldron – piano
Art Davis – bass
Max Roach – drums
Congas (#06) – Robert Whitley, Roger Sanders

Recorded at Nola Penthouse Sound Studios, New York, February 22, 1961.

Producer: Nat Hentoff
Recording engineer: Bob d’Orleans

Cover design: Jeffrey Weisel
Cover photo: Raymond Ross

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