The Record Collection

Lou Donaldson: Lou Takes Off (1957)

Blue Note BN1591
15371 (RVG edition) [2008]

Lou Takes Off

Track list:

01 – Sputnik
02 – Dewey Square
03 – Strollin’ In
04 – Groovin’ High

Personnel:

Donald Byrd – trumpet;
Curtis Fuller – trombone;
Lou Donaldson – alto sax;
Sonny Clark – piano;
Jamil Nasser (formerly: George Joyner) – bass;
Art Taylor – drums.

Recorded: Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, New Jersey; December 15, 1957

Producer: Alfred Lion
Recording Engineer: Rudy van Gelder

Photography: Francis Wolff

Liner notes: Robert Levin

Originally issued in 1958 as Blue Note BN 1591

Re-mastered (2008) by: Rudy van Gelder

Re-issue Producer: Michael Cuscuna
Re-issue creative direction: Gordon H. Lee
Re-issue design: Amanda Wray

Liner notes (2008): Bob Blumenthal

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