The Record Collection

George Russell: The Jazz Workshop (1956)

RCA Victor LPM-1372

Track list:

01 – Ye Hypocrite, Ye Beelzebub
02 – Jack’s Blues
03 – Livingstone I Presume
04 – Ezz-Thetic
05 – Night Sound
06 – Round Johnny Rondo
07 – Fellow Delegates
08 – Witch Hunt
09 – The Sad Sergeant
10 – Knights Of The Steamtable
11 – Ballad Of Hix Blewitt
12 – Concerto For Billy The Kid
+ bonus tracks (not on original LP)
13 – Ballad Of Hix Blewitt (alt tk)
14 – Concerto For Billy The Kid (alt tk)

Personnel:

Art Farmer – trumpet
Hal McKusick – flute, alto sax
Bill Evans – piano
Barry Galbraith – guitar
Nilt Hilton – bass (#1-6,8,12,14)
Teddy Kotick – bass (#7,9,10,11,13)
George Russell – chromatic drums (#1)
Joe Harris – drums (#1-4)
Osie Johnson – woodblocks (#1), drums (#7,9,10,11,13)
Paul Motian – drums (#5,6,8,12,14)

#1,2,3,4: recorded in NYC, on March 31, 1956
#5,6,8,12,14: recorded in NYC, on October 17, 1956
#7,9,10,11,13: recorded in NYC, on December 21, 1956

Oroiginal Recording Engineer: Ray Hall
Original Liner Notes: George Russell

Photography: David B. Hecht

re-issue 1998 (RCA Victor/BMG France – 74321591442)
re-issue supervised by: Daniel Baumgarten, Remi Sommers
re-issue liner notes: Laurent Goddet

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