In April 1958, “Blue Note” label released “Paul Chambers Quintet”, the fourth Paul Chambers studio album. It was recorded in May 1957, “Van Gelder Studio” in Hackensack, NJ, and was produced by Alfred Lion.
Paul Chambers – bass
Donald Byrd – trumpet
Clifford Jordan – tenor saxophone
Tommy Flanagan – piano
Elvin Jones – drums
All tracks by Paul Chambers except where noted
Minor Run-Down – Benny Golson
The Hand of Love
Softly, as in a Morning Sunrise – Oscar Hammerstein II, Sigmund Romberg
In April 1957, “Columbia” label released “Drum Suite”, album by Art Blakey, side one is the Art Blakey Percussion Ensemble, side two is the Jazz Messengers. It was recorded June – December 1956, February 1957, at “Columbia 30th Street Studio” in New York City, and was produced by George Avakian.
On February 9, 2020, Armando Anthony “Chick” Corea died aged 79. He was musician (piano, keyboards, percussion), composer and bandleader. He is regarded as one of the major piano players to emerge in jazz during the post-John Coltrane era. Recorded and performed with the most important Jazz musicians including Miles Davis, Mongo Santamaria, Willie Bobo, Blue Mitchell, Herbie Mann, Stan Getz, Roy Haunes, Miroslav Vitous, Stanley Clarke, Richard Davis, Joe Farrell, Joe Henderson, Eric Kloss, Hubert Laws, Herbie Mann, Blue Mitchell, John Patitucci, Wayne Shorter, Cal Tjader, Sonny Stitt, Dave Pike, Armando Peraza, Marion Brown, Sadao Watanabe, Larry Coryell, John Surman, Elvin Jones, Rolf Kühn, Airto Moreira, Antony Braxton, Pete La Roca, Al Di Meola, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Ron Carter, Gábor Szabó, Donald Byrd, Tete Montoliu, Chaka Khan, Eddie Gomez, Wallace Rooney, Herbie Hancock, Antonio Sanches, Gary Burton and Hiromi Uehara. Corea formed and lead Return to Forever, Circle, Chick Corea Elektric Band, Chick Corea Akoustic Band and Five Peace Band. As leader he released 77 studio and 23 live albums. Corea won 23 “Grammy Awards”.
In January 1957, “Blue Note” label released “6 Pieces of Silver”, the fifth Horace Silver album. It was recorded 1956, at June – November 1956, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Hackensack, New Jersey, and was produced by Alfred Lion.
In January 1957, “Prestige” label released “2 Trumpets”, an album by Art Farmer and Donald Byrd. It was recorded in August 1956, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Hackensack, New Jersey, and was produced by Bob Weinstock.
On October 26, 1967, “Blue Note” label released “Mustang!”, the 23rd Donald Byrd album. It was recorded November 1964 – June 1966, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, and was produced by Alfred Lion.
Donald Byrd – trumpet
McCoy Tyner – piano
Sonny Red – alto saxophone
Hank Mobley – tenor saxophone
Jimmy Heath – tenor saxophone
Walter Booker – bass
Freddie Waits – drums
Joe Chambers – drums
All tracks by Donald Byrd except where noted.
Mustang – Sonny Red Kyner
Fly Little Bird Fly
I Got It Bad (And That Ain’t Good) – Duke Ellington, Paul Francis Webster