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In August 1960.

In August 1960, “New Jazz” label released “Cry! – Tender”, the twelve Yusef Lateef album. It was recorded in October 1957 and in October 1959, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Hackensack, NJ, and “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, and was produced by Esmond Edwards.

Personnel:

  • Yusef Lateef– tenor saxophone, flute, oboe
  • Lonnie Hillyer– trumpet
  • Wilbur Harden– flugelhorn
  • Hugh Lawson– piano
  • Ernie Farrow– bass
  • Herman Wright – bass
  • Frank Gant – drums, percussion
  • Oliver Jackson – drums, percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Yusef Lateef except where noted.

  1. Seabreeze – Larry Douglas, Fred Norman, Rommie Bearden
  2. Dopolous
  3. Cry! – Tender
  4. Butter’s Blues
  5. Yesterdays – Otto Harbach, Jerome Kern
  6. The Snow Is Green
  7. If You Could See Me Now – Tadd Dameron, Carl Sigman
  8. Ecaps

 

In August 1957.

In August 1957, “Prestige” label released “The Prestige Jazz Quartet”, the eight Teddy Charles album. It was recorded in June 1957, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Hackensack, New Jersey, and was produced by Teddy Charles.

Personnel:

  • Teddy Charles- vibraphone
  • Mal Waldron- piano
  • Addison Farmer- bass
  • Jerry Segal – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Teddy Charles except where noted.

  1. Take Three Parts Jazz
  2. Meta-Waltz – Mal Waldron
  3. Dear Elaine – Mel Waldron
  4. Friday the 13th – Thelonious Monk

In August 1957.

In August 1957, “New Jazz” and “Prestige” labels released “The Cats”, the second Tommy Flanagan album. It was recorded in April 1957, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Hackensack, NJ, and was produced by Bob Weinstock.

Personnel:

  • Tommy Flanagan– piano
  • Idrees Sulieman– trumpet
  • John Coltrane– tenor saxophone
  • Kenny Burrell– guitar
  • Doug Watkins– bass
  • Louis Hayes– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Tommy Flanagan except where noted.

  1. Minor Mishap
  2. How Long Has This Been Going On? – GeorgeGershwin, Ira Gershwin
  3. Eclypso
  4. Solacium
  5. Tommy’s Tune

 

In July 1957.

In July 1957, “Blue Note” label released “Blowing in from Chicago”, the debut Clifford Jordan album. It was recorded in March 1957, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Hackensack, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Clifford Jordan – tenor saxophone
  • John Gilmore- tenor saxophone
  • Horace Silver- piano
  • Curly Russell- bass
  • Art Blakey– drums

Track listing:

  1. Status Quo – John Neely
  2. Bo-Till – Clifford Jordan
  3. Blue Lights – Gigi Gryce
  4. Billie’s Bounce – Charlie Parker
  5. Evil Eye – Clifford Jordan
  6. Everywhere – Horace Silver

In June 1957.

In June 1957, “Blue Note” label released “Wailing With Lou”, the fifth Lou Donaldson album. It was recorded in January 1957, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Hackensack, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Lou Donaldson- alto saxophone
  • Donald Byrd- trumpet
  • Herman Foster- piano
  • Peck Morrison- bass
  • Art Taylor- drums
  • Rudy Van Gelder- engineer
  • Reid Miles- design
  • Francis Wolff- photography

 Track listing:

All tracks by Lou Donaldson except where noted.

  1. Caravan – Duke Ellington, Irving Mills, Juan Tizol
  2. Old Folks – Dedette Lee Hill, Willard Robison
  3. That Good Old Feeling
  4. Move It
  5. There Is No Greater Love – Isham Jones, Marty Symes
  6. D. Blues

In June 1956.

In June 1956, “Prestige” label released “Lights Out!”, the second Jackie Mclean album. It was recorded in 1956, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Hackensack, and was produced by Bob Weinstock.

Personnel:

  • Jackie McLean – alto saxophone
  • Donald Byrd- trumpet
  • Elmo Hope- piano
  • Doug Watkins- bass
  • Art Taylor- drums

Track listing:

  1. Lights Out – Jackie McLean
  2. Up – Jackie McLean
  3. Lorraine – Donald Byrd
  4. A Foggy Day – George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin
  5. Kerplunk – Donald Byrd
  6. Inding – Jackie McLean

In March 1959.

In March 1959, “Blue Note” label released “Off to the Races”, the 13th Donald Byrd album. It was recorded in December 1958, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Hackensack, NJ, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Donald Byrd- trumpet
  • Jackie McLean- alto saxophone
  • Pepper Adams- baritone saxophone
  • Wynton Kelly- piano
  • Sam Jones- bass
  • Art Taylor- drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Donald Byrd except where noted.

  1. Lover, Come Back to Me – Oscar Hammerstein II, Sigmund Romberg
  2. When Your Love Has Gone
  3. Sudwest Funk
  4. Paul’s Pal – Sonny Rollins
  5. Off to the Races
  6. Down Tempo

 

On November 22, 1955.

On November 22, 1955, “Savoy” label released “Bohemia After Dark”, the fourth  Kenny Clarke album. It was recorded June – July 1955, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Hackensack, NJ, and was produced by Ozzie Cadena.

Personnel:

  • Kenny Clarke- drums
  • Cannonball Adderley- alto saxophone
  • Nat Adderley– cornet
  • Donald Byrd- trumpet tracks
  • Jerome Richardson- tenor saxophone, flute
  • Horace Silver- piano
  • Hank Jones- piano
  • Paul Chambers- bass

Track listing:

All tracks by Julian “Cannonball” Adderley and Nat Adderley except where noted.

  1. Bohemia After Dark – Oscar Pettiford
  2. Chasm
  3. Willow Weep for Me – Ann Ronell
  4. Hear Me Talkin’ to Ya
  5. With Apologies to Oscar
  6. We’ll Be Together Again – Carl T. Fischer, Frankie Laine
  7. Late Entry

In January 1957.

In January 1957, “Blue Note” label released “The Magnificent Thad Jones”, the third Thad Jones albums. It was recorded in July 1956, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Hackensack, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Thad Jones- trumpet
  • Billy Mitchell- tenor saxophone
  • Kenny Burrell- guitar
  • Barry Harris- piano
  • Percy Heath- bass
  • Max Roach- drums

Track listing:

  1. April in Paris – Vernon Duke,  Y. Harburg
  2. Billie-Doo – Thad Jones
  3. If I Love Again – Jack Murray, Ben Oakland
  4. If Someone Had Told Me – Peter DeRose, Charles Tobias
  5. Thedia – Thad Jones

 

In January 1957.

In January 1957, “Prestige” label released “Mobley’s Message”, the third Hank Mobley album. It was recorded in July, 1956,  at “Van Gelder Studio” in Hackensack, and was produced by Bob Weinstock.

Personnel:

  • Hank Mobley- tenor saxophone
  • Donald Byrd– trumpet
  • Barry Harris– piano
  • Doug Watkins– bass
  • Art Taylor– drums
  • Jackie McLean- alto saxophone

Track listing:

All tracks by Hank Mobley, except where noted.

  1. Bouncing with Bud – Bud Powell
  2. 52nd Street Theme – Thelonious Monk
  3. Minor Disturbance
  4. Au Privave – Charlie Parker
  5. Little Girl Blue – Hart, Rodgers
  6. Alternating Current