In September 1965, “Prestige” label released “Soul People”, the 50th Sonny Stitt album. It was recorded in 1964, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, and was produced by Ozzie Cadena, Bob Porter and Cal Lampley.
Sonny Stitt – alto saxophone and tenor saxophone
Booker Ervin – tenor saxophone
Grant Green – guitar
Vinnie Corrao – guitar
Don Patterson – organ
Billy James – drums
Soul People – Sonny Stitt
Sonny’s Book – Sonny Stitt
“C” Jam Blues – Duke Ellington
Medley: I Can’t Get Started / The Masquerade Is Over – Vernon Duke, Ira Gershwin / Herb Magidson, Allie Wrubel
In July 1965, “Blue Note” label released “JuJu”, the fifth Wayne Shorter album. It was recorded in August 1964, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, in New Jersey, and was produced by Alfred Lion.
In April 1961, “Roulette” label released “Uhuru Afrika”, the thirteenth Randy Weston album. It was recorded in November 1960, at “Bell Sound Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Teddy Reig. The album features lyrics and liner notes by the poet Langston Hughes and was banned in South Africa in 1964.
Randy Weston – piano
Clark Terry – trumpet, flugelhorn
Benny Bailey, Richard Williams, Freddie Hubbard – trumpet
Slide Hampton, Jimmy Cleveland, Quentin Jackson – trombone
Julius Watkins – French horn
Gigi Gryce – alto saxophone, flute
Yusef Lateef – tenor saxophone, flute, oboe
Sahib Shihab – alto saxophone, baritone saxophone
Budd Johnson – tenor saxophone, clarinet
Jerome Richardson – baritone saxophone, piccolo
Cecil Payne – baritone saxophone
Les Spann – guitar, flute
Kenny Burrell – guitar
George Duvivier, Ron Carter – bass
Max Roach, Charlie Persip – drums, percussion
Wilbert Hogan – drums
Babatunde Olatunji – percussion
Armando Peraza – bongos
Candido Camero – congas
Martha Flowers, Brock Peters – vocals
Tuntemeke Sanga – narrator
Melba Liston – arranger
All tracks by Randy Weston, except where noted.
Introduction: Uhuru Kwanza – Langston Hughes
First Movement: Uhuru Kwanza
Second Movement: African Lady – Randy Weston, Langston Hughes
In March 1965, “Blue Note” label released “Into Somethin’”, the fourth Larry Young album. It was recorded in November 1964, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, and was produced by Alfred Lion.
In December 1964, “Barclay” label released “Verlaine et Rimbaud”, the thirteenth Léo Ferré album. It was recorded in May 1964, at “Barclay Studio” in Paris. This was one of the first double albums in the history oi the modern music.