The Record Collection

Various Artist: Jazz 50s-002 (2012)

pd 50s-002

Track list:

01 – April Skies – Wardell Gray
02 – Mo Is On – Elmo Hope Trio
03 – Walkin’ – Miles Davis All Stars
04 – Moving Out – Sonny Rollins
05 – Hi Beck – Lee Konitz
06 – Chicago Calling – Johnny Griffin
07 – Blue Lights – Clifford Jordan & John Gilmore
08 – Blue Train – John Coltrane
09 – A Night In Tunisia – Lee Morgan
10 – The Blessing – Ornette Coleman
11 – Blues Walk – Lou Donaldson
12 – Nutty – Thelonious Monk Quartet
13 – Blues in Trinity – Dizzy Reece
14 – Caravan – Jerome Richardson
15 – Moanin’ – Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers
16 – Love for Sale – Frank Rosolino Quintet
17 – Cookin’ at the Continental – Horace Silver Quintet
18 – Fables of Faubus – Charles Mingus
19 – The Thumper – Jimmy Heath Sextet
20 – My Heart Belongs To Daddy – Dizzy Gillespie

Personnel:

01 – April Skies – Wardell Gray
Recorded: Los Angeles, CA: January 21, 1952
Personnel: Art Farmer (tp), Wardell Gray (ts), Hampton Hawes (p), Harper Cosby (b), Larance Marable (d), Robert Collier (cga)
Album: Wardell Gray Memorial Volume Two [Prestige PRLP 7009, Original Jazz Classics OJC 051]

02 – Mo Is On – Elmo Hope Trio
Recorded: Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ; June 18, 1953
Personnel: Elmo Hope (p), Percy Heath (b), ‘Philly’ Joe Jones (d)
Album: Elmo Hope Trio and Quintet [Blue Note LP 5029]

03 – Walkin’ – Miles Davis All Stars
Recorded: Rudy van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ; April 29, 1954
Personnel: Miles Davis (tp), Jay Jay Johnson (tb), Lucky Thompson (ts), Horace Silver (p), Percy Heath (b), Kenny Clarke (d)
Album: Walkin’ [Prestige PRLP 7076, Orignal Jazz Classics OJC20 213]

04 – Moving Out – Sonny Rollins
Recorded: Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ: August 18, 1954
Personnel: Sonny Rollins (ts), Kenny Dorham (tp), Elmo Hope (p), Percy Heath (b), Art Blakey (d)
Album: Moving Out [Prestige LP 7058]

05 – Hi Beck – Lee Konitz
Recorded: Storyville Club (Copley Square Hotel), Boston; 5th January 1954
Personnel: Lee Konitz (at), Ronnie Ball (p), Percy Heath (b), Alan Levitt (d)
Album: Lee Konitz at Storyville [Storyville stlp 304]

06 – Chicago Calling – Johnny Griffin
Recorded: Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, New Jersey; April 17, 1956
Personnel: Johnny Griffin (ts), Wynton Kelly (p), Curly Russell (b), Max Roach (d)
Album: Introducing Johnny Griffin [Blue Note BLP 1533]

07 – Blue Lights – Clifford Jordan & John Gilmore
Recorded: Van Gelder Sudio, Hackensack, New Jersey; March 3, 1957
Personnel: Clifford Jordan (ts), John Gilmore (ts), Horace Silver (p), Curly Russell (b), Art Blakey (d)
Album: Blowing In From Chicago [Blue Note BLP 1549]

08 – Blue Train – John Coltrane
Recorded: Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, New Jersey; September 15, 1957
Personnel: John Coltrane (ts), Lee Morgan (tp), Curtis Fuller (tb), Kenny Drew (p), Paul Chambers (b), ‘Philly’ Joe Jones (d)
Album: Blue Train [Blue Note 1577]

09 – A Night In Tunisia – Lee Morgan
Recorded: Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, New Jersey; September 29, 1957
Personnel: Lee Morgan (tp), Pepper Adams (bars), Bobby Timmons (p), Paul Chambers (b), ‘Philly’ Joe Jones (d)
Album: The Cooker [Blue Note BLP 1578]

10 – The Blessing – Ornette Coleman
Recorded: Contemporary’s studio in Los Angeles; February 10, 1958
Personnel: Ornette Coleman (as), Don Cherry (tp), Walter Norris (p), Don Payne (b), Billy Higgins (d)
Album: Something Else!!!! [Contemporary S7551, Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-163]

11 – Blues Walk – Lou Donaldson
Recorded: Rudy van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ; July 28, 1958
Personnel: Lou Donaldson (as), Herman Foster (p), John A. ‘Peck’ Morrison (b), Dave Bailey (d), Ray Barretto (cga)
Album: Blues Walk [Blue Note BLP 1593]

12 – Nutty – Thelonious Monk Quartet
Recorded: Five Spot Cafe, New York City; August 7, 1958
Personnel: Thelonious Monk (p), Johnny Griffin (ts), Ahmed Abdul-Malik (b), Roy Haynes (d)
Album: Misterioso [Riverside RLP 1133, Original Jazz Classics OJC20 206]

13 – Blues in Trinity – Dizzy Reece
Recorded: Decca Studios, London; August 24, 1958
Personnel: Dizzy Reece, Donald Byrd (tp), Tubby Hayes (ts), Terry Shannon (p), Lloyd Thompson (b), Art Taylor (d)
Album: Blues in Trinity [Blue Note BST 84006]

14 – Caravan – Jerome Richardson
Recorded: Hackensack, NJ; October 10, 1958
Personnel: Jerome Richardson (fl), Jimmy Cleveland (tb), Hank Jones (p), Kenny Burrell (g), Joe Benjamin (b), Charlie Persip (d)
Album: Midnight Oil [Prestige/New Jazz NJ 8205, OJCCD 1815]

15 – Moanin’ – Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers
Recorded: Rudy van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, New Jersey; October 30, 1958
Personnel: Lee Morgan (tp), Benny Golson (ts), Bobby Timmons (p), Jymie Merritt (b), Art Blakey (d)
Album: Moanin’ [Blue Note BLP 4003]

16 – Love for Sale – Frank Rosolino Quintet
Recorded: Hollywood, Los Angeles; December 22, 1958
Personnel: Frank Rosolino (tb) Harold Land (ts) Victor Feldman (p) Leroy Vinnegar (b) Stan Levey (d)
Album: Free For All [Specialty SP-2161, OJCCD 1763]

17 – Cookin’ at the Continental – Horace Silver Quintet
Recorded: Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, New Jersey; January 31, 1959
Personnel: Blue Mitchell (tp), Junior Cook (ts), Horace Silver (p), Gene Taylor (b), Luois Hayes (d)
Album: Finger Poppin’ [Blue Note BLP 4008]

18 – Fables of Faubus – Charles Mingus
Recorded: 30th Street Studio, NYC; May 5, 1959
Personnel: Jimmy Knepper (tb), John Handy (as), Booker Ervin (ts), Shafi Hadi [Curtis Porter] (ts), Horace Parlan (p), Charles Mingus (b), Dannie Richmond (d)
Album: Mingus Ah Um [Columbia CS 8171]

19 – The Thumper – Jimmy Heath Sextet
Recorded: New York City; November 30, 1959
Personnel: Jimmy Heath (ts), Nat Adderley (cor), Curtis Fuller (tb), Wynton Kelly (p), Paul Chambers (b), Albert “Tootie” Heath (d)
Album: The Thumper [Riverside RLP 12-314, RLP 1160; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1828]

20 – My Heart Belongs To Daddy – Dizzy Gillespie
Recorded: NYC; February 18, 1959
Personnel: Dizzy Gillespie (tp), Les Spann (g, fl), Junior Mance (p), Sam Jones (b), Lex Humphries (d)
Album: Have Trumpet, Will Excite! [Verve MGV 8313]

 

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