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Jazz Jamaica: Blue Note Blue Beat (1994/1995)

vol 1 front

Blue Note Blue Beat vol 1:
Toshiba EMI – TOCP-8384 (1994)

Track list:

1-01. Three Blind Mice (Curtis Fuller)
1-02. Cantaloupe Island (Herbie Hancock)
1-03. You’d Be So Nice To Come Home To (cole Porter)
1-04. Recado Bossa Nova (D. Ferreira)
1-05. Witch Hunt (Wayne Shorter)
1-06. Little Melonae (Jackie McLean)
1-07. Watermelon Man (herbie Hancock)
1-08. Moanin’ (Bobby Timmons)
1-09. Take Five (Paul Desmond)
1-10. A Night In Tunisia (Gillespie,Robin)
1-11. The Sidewinder (Lee Morgan)
1-12. Song For My Father (Horace Silver)
1-13. Christo Redentor (Duke Pearson)

Personnel:

Gary Crosby: double bass, band leader
Clifton ‘Bigga’ Morrison: keyboards, Melodica
Rico Rodriguez: trombone
Michael: ‘Bammie’ Rose: sax, flute
Kenrick Rowe: drums
Eddie ‘Tan Tan’ Thornton: trumpet
Tony ‘Groco’ Uter: percussion
Alan Weekes: guitar

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vol 2 front

Blue Note Blue Beat vol 2:
Toshiba EMI – TOCP 8619 (1995)

Track list:

2-01. Bemsha Swing (T. Monk)
2-02. Mr PC (J. Coltrane)
2-03. Misty (E. Garner)
2-04. So What (M. Davis)
2-05. Four on Six (W. Montgomery)
2-06. Well You Needn’t (T. Monk)
2-07. Five Spot After Dark (B. Golson)
2-08. It Don’t Mean A Thing (if it ain’t got that reggae swing) (D. Ellington, I. Mills)
2-09. Birdland (J. Zawinul)
2-10. Take The ‘A’ Train (B. Strayhorn)
2-11. Moonlight In Vermont (J. Blackburn, K. Suessdorf)
2-12. Eastern Standard Time (D. Drummond,D. Reid)

Personnel:

Gary Crosby: double bass, band leader
Clifton ‘Bigga’ Morrison: keyboards, Melodica
Rico Rodriguez: trombone
Michael: ‘Bammie’ Rose: sax, flute
Kenrick Rowe: drums
Eddie ‘Tan Tan’ Thornton: trumpet
Tony ‘Groco’ Uter: percussion
Alan Weekes: guitar
Guests:
Brian Edwards (01,02,10)
Carroll Thompson (03)
Denys Baptiste (04,05,09)
Byron Wallen (05)
Tony Kofi (05)
Cleveland Watkiss (08)
Dennis Rollins (09)
Kevin Robinson (09,11)
Julie Dexter (11)
and others

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