Incredible Jazz Records + the original analog master tapes + cut at 45 RPM + mastered by Kevin Gray and Steve Hoffman at AcousTech + pressed on two 180-gram virgin vinyl LPs by RTI = THE ULTIMATE LP REISSUE!
The same formula that made the Fantasy 45 Series perhaps the most successful
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In the late fifties and early sixties, alto saxophonist Lou Donaldson recorded
primarily with his own quartet with pianist Herman Foster or with organ trios.
Occasionally, he'd break the mold as he did on this February, 1960 session that
was strictly a hard bop affair which includes trumpeter Bill Hardman and pianist
Horace Parlan. There's still plenty of funk in evidence as "Goose Grease" bears
out, but "Hardman's Politely," "Softly As In A Morning Sunrise" and "The Man I
Love" find Lou digging deep into his bop roots.
• Numbered & Limited to 2500 copies
• Original analog master tapes
• 45 RPM
• Two 180g Virgin Vinyl LPs
• Mastered by Kevin Gray & Steve Hoffman at AcousTech
• Pressed by RTI
Lou Donaldson, trumpet, alto sax
Bill Hardman, trumpet
Al Harewood, drums
Laymon Jackson, bass
Sam Jones, bass
Horace Parlan, piano
1. Blues for J.P.
2. The Man I Love
4. It's You or No One
5. The Truth
6. Goose Grease
7. Softly, As in a Morning Sunrise