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
audiophile reissue collection ever is now being reapplied to Blue Note reissues!
Although a Blue Note regular at the time on sessions by Donald Byrd, Art Blakey
and others, Walter Davis made only one album for the label. With Byrd, Jackie
McLean, Sam Jones and Art Taylor, he explores six of his finest compositions.
Davis possessed the ability to write music that was funky and catchy, but still
progressive, which explains why he was one of Art Blakey's favorite pianists and
composers. "Minor Mind," "'Smake It" and "Millie's Delight" are among the album's
• 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
Donald Byrd, trumpet
Jackie McLean, alto sax
Walter Davis Jr., piano
Sam Jones, bass
Art Taylor, drums
1. 'Smake It
4. Rhumba Nhumba
5. Minor Mind
6. Millie's Delight