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J.J. Johnson, Kai Winding, Bennie Green: Trombone by Three +5 (1949-51)

Trombone by Three [LP 7023]

Track list:

Jay Jay Johnson Sextet:
A1 01. Elysee
A2 02. High-lo
A3 03. Fox Hunt
A4 04. Opus V

Bennie Green Septet:
A5 05. Green Junction
A6 06. Flowing River

Kai Winding Sextet:
B1 07. A Night on Bop Mountain
B2 08. Waterworks (alt)
B3 09. Broadway (alt)
B4 10. Sid’s Bounce

Bennie Green Septet:
B5 11. Whirl-a-licks
B6 12. Pennies from Heaven

bonus tracks (*not on original LP):
— 13. Broadway*
— 14. Waterworks*
— 15. Night on A Bop Mountain*
— 16. Tenor Sax Shuffle*
— 17. Sugar Syrup*

Personnel:

(A1-A4) Jay Jay Johnson Sextet:
Trumpet: Kenny Dorham
Trombone: Jay Jay Johnson
Tenor Sax: Sonny Rollins
Piano: John Lewis
Bass: Leonard Gaskin
Drums: Max Roach

(B1-B4,13-15) Kai Winding Sextet:
Trombone: Kai Winding
Tenor Sax: Brew Moore
Baritone Sax: Gerry Mulligan
Piano: George Wallington
Bass: Curly Russell
Drums: Roy Haynes

(A5,A6,B5,B6,16,17) Bennie Green Septet:
Trombone: Bennie Green
Tenor Sax: “Big Nick” Nicholas, Eddie Davis
Baritone Sax: Rudy Williams
Piano: Teddy Brannon
Bass: Tommy Potter
Drums: Art Blakey

Released: 1956
Label: Prestige LP 7023
Original Jazz Classics OJC-091, Prestige P-7023 [1984, LP, re-issue]
#A1-B6 issued in 1956 as side B of Jay Jay Johnson, Kai Winding, Bennie Green – Trombone By Three
[Prestige #4 (16 R.P.M. disc) NB: cover credit Andy Warhol]

Trombone by Three [Prestige #4]
Trombone by Three + 5
Universal music UCCO5223 [2013, Japan SHM-CD D73]

Recorded:
#A1-A4 recorded New York City; May 26, 1949
#B1-B4,13-15 New York City recorded August 23, 1949
#A5,A6,B5,B6,16,17 recorded New York City; October 5, 1951
Engineer: re-mastered by Rudy van Gelder

Producer: Bob Weinstock

Liner Notes: Ira Gitler

Artwork: Don Martin

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