The Record Collection

Herbie Nichols: The Prophetic Herbie Nichols (1955)

Blue Note (BLP 5068 / 5069)

Track list:

BLP 5068 (vol. 1):
1-01 The Third World
1-02 Step Tempest
1-03 Dance Line
1-04 Blue Chopsticks
1-05 Double Exposure
1-06 Cro-Magnon Nights

BLP 5069 (vol. 2):
2-01 Amoeba’s Dance
2-02 Crisp Day
2-03 2300 Skiddoo
2-04 It Didn’t Happen
2-05 Shuffle Montgomery
2-06 Brass Rings

Personnel:

Herbie Nichols – piano
Al McKibbon – bass
Art Blakey – drums

BLP 5068 (vol 1): recorded at Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, May 6, 1955.
BLP 5069 (vol 2): recorded at Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, May 13, 1955.

Recorded by Rudy van Gelder

Cover design by Martin Craig

Liner notes: Leonard Feather

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