The Record Collection

Billy Taylor: Billy Taylor with Four Flutes (1959)

Riverside RLP 12-306

Track list:

01 – The Song Is Ended
02 – Back Home
03 – St. Thomas
04 – Oh, Lady Be Good
05 – No Parking
06 – Koolbongo
07 – Blue Shutters
08 – One for the Woofer
09 – How About You?

Personnel:

Billy Taylor – piano
Frank Wess – flute (#01,02,04-09)
Herbie Mann – flute (#01-04,06-09)
Jerome Richardson – flute (#01-05,08,09)
Phil Bodner – flute (#01,02,05-08)
Billy Slapin – flute (#03,04,07-09)
Jerry Sanfino – flute (#03,04,09)
Seldon Powell – flute #05)
Tommy Williams – bass
Dave Bailey – drums (#01,02,05-08)
Albert “Tootie” Heath – drums (#03,04,09)
Chano Pozo – conga

Recorded in New York City; July 20 and 24, 1959.

Producer: Orrin Keepnews
Recording engineer: Phil Ramone

Mastered by: Jack Matthews

Photography: Lawrence N. Shustak
Cover design: Harris Lewine, Ken Braren, Paul Bacon

Liner notes: Orrin Keepnews

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Billy Taylor Octet
Phil Bodner, Herbie Mann, Frank Wess (fl) Jerome Richardson (fl -1/3) Bill Slapin (fl -4,5) Billy Taylor (p) Tom Williams (b) Dave Bailey (d) Chino Pozo (cga)
NYC, July 20, 1959
1. The Song Is Ended Riverside RLP 12-306
2. Back Home –
3. One For The Woofer –
4. Cool Bongos –
5. Blues Shutters –
* Riverside RLP 12-306, RLP 1151; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1830-2 Billy Taylor With Four Flutes
[…]
Billy Taylor Octet
Jerome Richardson, Jerry Sanfino, Bill Slapin (fl) Herbie Mann (fl -1/3) Seldon Powell (fl -4) Billy Taylor (p) Tom Williams (b) Albert Heath (d) Chino Pozo (cga)
NYC, July 24, 1959
1. St. Thomas Riverside RLP 12-306
2. Oh, Lady Be Good –
3. How About You? –
4. No Parking –
* Riverside RLP 12-306, RLP 1151; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1830-2 Billy Taylor With Four Flutes
—(jazzdisco.org (Oct 2012)
*****

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