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Clifford Brown, Max Roach: At Basin Street (1956) 1990

aka: Clifford Brown and Max Roach at Basin Street

At Basin Street

Track list:

A1 01. What is This Thing called love?
A2 02. Love is a Many Splendored Thing
A3 03. I’ll Remember April
04. Step Lightly (Junior’s arrival)*

B1 05. Powell’s Prances
B2 06. Time
B3 07. The Scene is Clean
B4 08. Gertrude’s Bounce
B5 09. Flossie Lou

10. What is This Thing Called Love? (alt tk)*
11. Love is a Many Splendored Thing (alt tk)*
12. I’ll Remember April (alt tk)*
13. Flossie Lou (alt tk)*

* bonus track – not on original LP

Personnel:

Clifford Brown – Trumpet
Sonny Rollins – tenor sax
Richie Powell – piano, celeste
George Morrow – bass
Max Roach – drums

Released: 1956
Label: EmArcy/Mercury MG 36070

Recorded New York, February 16 & 17, 1956, except #4,5,8 (rec: January 4, 1956)
Engineer:

Original sessions Produced by Bob Shad

Photography: Chuck Stewart
Design:

This compilation:
Released: 1990
Prepared for CD release by Richard Seidel, Paul Ramey
Digitally re-mastered by Kiyoshi Tokiwa

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Clifford Brown and Max Roach at Basin Street (aka: At Basin Street) is a 1956 album by the Clifford Brown and Max Roach Quintet, the last album the quintet officially recorded.

It is also one of the last major albums Brown recorded before his untimely death in 1956.

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