Tag Archives: Hackensack

Nicky Moore

On August 2, 2022, Nicholas Charles ‘Nicky’ Moore died aged 75. He singer, founding member of the band Hackensack, member of the bands Tiger and Mammoth, participated in the project From Behind, founding member and leader of the band Nicky Moore and the Blues Corporation, but was best known as member and singer of Samson.  

Sonny Clark: Sonny Clark Trio

In May 1958, “Blue Note” label released “Sonny Clark Trio”, the fourth Sonny Clark album. It was recorded in October 1957, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Hackensack, New Jersey, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Sonny Clark – piano
  • Paul Chambers – bass
  • Philly Joe Jones – drums
  • Rudy Van Gelder – engineer
  • Reid Miles – design
  • Francis Wolff – photography

Track listing:

  1. Be-Bop – Dizzy Gillespie
  2. I Didn’t Know What Time It Was – Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart
  3. Two Bass Hit – Dizzy Gillespie, John Lewis
  4. Tadd’s Delight – Tadd Dameron
  5. Softly, As in a Morning Sunrise – Oscar Hammerstein II, Sigmund Romberg
  6. I’ll Remember April – Gene DePaul, Patricia Johnston, Don Raye

Curtis Fuller: Curtis Fuller with Red Garland

In April 1963, “New Jazz” label released “Curtis Fuller with Red Garland”, the thirteenth Curtis Fuller album. It was recorded in May 1957, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Hackensack, New Jersey, and was produced by Bob Weinstock.

Personnel:

  • Curtis Fuller – trombone
  • Red Garland – piano
  • Sonny Red – alto saxophone
  • Paul Chambers – bass
  • Louis Hayes – drums


Track listing:

  1. Seeing Red – Sonny Red, Barry Harris
  2. Stormy Weather – Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler
  3. Cashmere – Curtis Fuller
  4. Slenderella – Sonny Red
  5. Moonlight Becomes You – Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen
  6. Roc and Troll – Teddy Charles

Red Garland: All Morning Long

In April 1958, “Prestige” label released “All Mornin’ Long”, the sixth Red Garland album. It was recorded in November 1957, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Hackensack, New Jersey, and was produced by Bob Weinstock.

Personnel:

  • Red Garland – piano
  • John Coltrane – tenor sax
  • Donald Byrd – trumpet
  • George Joyner – bass
  • Art Taylor – drums

Track listing:

  1. All Morning Long – Red Garland
  2. They Can’t Take That Away from Me – George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin
  3. Our Delight – Tadd Dameron

Kenny Burrell & Donald Byrd: All Day Long

In April 1957, “Prestige” label released “All Day Long”, album by Kenny Burrell and Donald Byrd. It was recorded in January 1957, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Hackensack, New Jersey, and was produced by Rob Weinstock.

Personnel:

  • Kenny Burrell – guitar
  • Donald Byrd – trumpet
  • Frank Foster – tenor sax
  • Tommy Flanagan – piano
  • Doug Watkins – bass
  • Arthur Taylor – drums

Track listing:

  1. All Day Long – Kenny Burrell
  2. Slim Jam – Donald Byrd
  3. Say Listen – Donald Byrd
  4. A. T. – Frank Foster

John Coltrane: Lush Life

In March 1961, “Prestige” label released “Lush Life”, album by John Coltrane. It was assembled from previously unreleased tracks from three recording sessions at “Van Gelder Studio” in Hackensack, New Jersey in May and August 1957, and January 1958, produced by Bob Weinstock.

Personnel:

  • John Coltrane – tenor saxophone
  • Donald Byrd – trumpet
  • Red Garland – piano
  • Paul Chambers – bass
  • Earl May – bass
  • Art Taylor – drums
  • Louis Hayes – drums
  • Albert Heath – drums

Track listing:

  1. Like Someone in Love – Jimmy Van Heusen
  2. I Love You – Cole Porter
  3. Trane’s Slow Blues – John Coltrane
  4. Lush Life – Billy Strayhorn
  5. I Hear a Rhapsody – Jack Baker, George Fragos, Dick Gasparre

Coleman Hawkins: Soul

In March 1959, “Prestige” label released “Soul”, the 20th Coleman Hawkins album. It was recorded in November 1958, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Hackensack, New Jersey, and was produced by Esmond Edwards.

Personnel:

  • Coleman Hawkins – tenor saxophone
  • Ray Bryant – piano
  • Kenny Burrell – guitar
  • Wendell Marshall – bass
  • Osie Johnson – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Coleman Hawkins except where noted.

  1. Soul Blues
  2. I Hadn’t Anyone till You – Ray Noble
  3. Groovin’ – Kenny Burrell
  4. Greensleeves – traditional
  5. Sunday Mornin – Kenny Burrell
  6. Until the Real Thing Comes Along – Sammy Cahn, Saul Chaplin, L. E. Freeman, Mann Holiner, Alberta Nichols
  7. Sweetnin’

Sonny Clark: Sonny’s Crib

In March 1958, “Blue Note” label released “Sonny’s Crib”, the third Sonny Clark album. It was recorded in September 1957, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Hackensack, New Jersey, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Sonny Clark – piano
  • Donald Byrd – trumpet
  • Curtis Fuller – trombone
  • John Coltrane – tenor saxophone
  • Paul Chambers – bass
  • Art Taylor – drums
  • Rudy Van Gelder – engineer
  • Reid Miles – design
  • Francis Wolff – photography

 Track listing:

  1. With a Song in My Heart – Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart
  2. Speak Low – Kurt Weill, Ogden Nash
  3. Come Rain or Come Shine – Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer
  4. Sonny’s Crib – Sonny Clark
  5. News for Lulu – Sonny Clark

The Miles Davis Quintet: Relaxin’ With

In March 1958, “Prestige” label released “Relaxin’ with the Miles Davis Quintet”, the 24th Miles Davis album. It was recorded in October 1956, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Hackensack, New Jersey, and was produced by Bob Weinstock.

Personnel:

  • Miles Davis – trumpet
  • John Coltrane – tenor saxophone
  • Red Garland – piano
  • Paul Chambers – bass
  • Philly Joe Jones – drums

Track listing:

  1. If I Were a Bell – Frank Loesser
  2. You’re My Everything – Harry Warren
  3. I Could Write a Book – Richard Rodgers
  4. Oleo – Sonny Rollins
  5. It Could Happen to You – Jimmy Van Heusen
  6. Woody ’n’ You – Dizzy Gillespie

Hank Mobley: Hank Mobley with Donald Byrd & Lee Morgan

In March 1957, “Blue Note” label released “Hank Mobley with Donald Byrd and Lee Morgan” (known as Hank Mobley Sextet), the seventh Hank Mobley album. It was recorded in November 1956, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Hackensack, NJ, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Hank Mobley – tenor saxophone
  • Donald Byrd – trumpet
  • Lee Morgan – trumpet
  • Horace Silver – piano
  • Paul Chambers – bass
  • Charlie Persip – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Hank Mobley

  1. Touch and Go
  2. Double Whammy
  3. Barrel of Funk
  4. Mobleymania