In December 1957, “Prestige” label released “New Trombone”, the debut Curtis Fuller album. It was recorded in May 1957, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Hackensack, New Jersey, and was produced by Bob Weinstock.
On December 2, 2016, Narrative self-released “Golden Silence”, band’s second studio album. It was recorded March – April 2012, at “English Cathedral Barn” in New York, 2013 – 2014, at “Red Wire Audio” in New York City, and was produced by Bryan Russell and Justin Long.
In December 1955, “Norgran” label released “Pres and Sweets”, an album by Lester Young and Harry Edison, It was recorded in November 1955, at “Radio Recorders” in Hollywood, and was produced by Norman Granz.
Lester Young – tenor saxophone
Harry Edison – trumpet
Oscar Peterson – piano
Herb Ellis – guitar
Ray Brown – bass
Buddy Rich – drums
Mean to Me – Fred E. Ahlert, Roy Turk
Red Boy Blues – Lester Young
Pennies from Heaven – Arthur Johnston, Johnny Burke
That’s All – Alan Brandt, Bob Haymes
One O’Clock Jump – Count Basie
She’s Funny That Way – Neil Moret, Richard A. Whiting
In December 1954, “EmArcy” label released “Clifford Brown & Max Roach”, album by Clifford Brown and Max Roach. It was recorded in August 1954, in “Capitol Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Bob Shad, and has been released as 10” vinyl. In “Jazz: A Critic’s Guide to the 100 Most Important Recordings”, the album is placed at #34.
On December 1, 2013, Richard Coughlan died aged 66. He was musician (drums), member of the band The Wild Flowers, but best known as one of the founding members, drummer and percussionist of the band Caravan.
On December 1, 2008, “New West” labl released “Ready for the Flood”, an album by Mark Olson and Gary Louris. It was recorded in 2008, at “Sage & Sound Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Chris Robinson.
Mark Olson – vocals, acoustic guitar, Fender Rhodes, Melodeon
Gary Louris – vocals, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, harmonica
In December 1957, “Blue Note” label released “Dial “S” for Sonny”, the debut Sonny Clark studio album. It was recorded in July 1957, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Hackensack, and was produced by Alfred Lion.
Sonny Clark – piano
Art Farmer – trumpet
Curtis Fuller – trombone
Hank Mobley – tenor saxophone
Wilbur Ware – bass
Louis Hayes – drums
Reid Miles – design
Rudy Van Gelder – engineer
Francis Wolff – photography
All tracks by Sonny Clark except where noted.
Dial “S” for Sonny
It Could Happen to You – Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen