George Wallington Quintet Jazz For The Carriage Trade Hybrid Mono SACD
Hybrid Mono SACD in Mini LP Jacket!
Mastered By Kevin Gray From Original Mono Master Tapes!
Analogue Productions releases 25 of the most collectible, rarest jazz titles
ever in their Prestige Mono Series on Hybrid Mono SACD.
These SACD jackets feature printed wraps mounted to chipboard shells, producing
an authentic, "old school" look and feel: also referred to as "mini LP" jackets.
Besides his importance as one of the first bop pianists, a major jazz composer,
and a prototypical trio player (as heard on The George Wallington Trios), for a
time pianist George Wallington was also a New York combo leader and talent scout
on the order of Art Blakey and Miles Davis. This 1956 session comes from the
period when Wallington was musical director at the Cafe Bohemia in Greenwich
Village, where the present quintet introduced then-young lions trumpeter Donald
Byrd and alto saxophonist Phil Woods to jazzs major leagues.
For this reissue, bassist Teddy Kotick and drummer Art Taylor complete the group
on a program that includes three standards ("Our Delight," "Our Love Is Here to
Stay" and "What's New"), a pair of Woods originals ("Together We Wail" and "But
George") and Frank Foster's "Foster Dulles." All Music Guide says"The music
falls between bebop and hard bop with Woods sounding quite strong while Byrd
comes across as a promising (but not yet mature) youngster. A fine example of
this somewhat forgotten but talented group, easily recommended to bop
Originally released in 1956.
Super Audio CD
SACD Mono SACD Layer
This Hybrid SACD contains a 'Red Book' CD Layer which is playable on most conventional CD Players!
Mastered by Kevin Gray From Original Analog Tapes
Mini "old style" gatefold jacket, aka Mini LP jacket
George Wallington, piano
Teddy Kotick, bass
Art Taylor, drums
Phil Woods, alto sax
Donald Byrd, trumpet
1. Our Delight
2. Love Is Here to Stay
3. Foster Dulles
4. Together We Wail
5. What's New?
6. But George