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In January 1957.

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.

Personnel:

  • Horace Silver – piano
  • Donald Byrd – trumpet 
  • Hank Mobley – tenor saxophone 
  • Junior Cook – tenor saxophone
  • Doug Watkins – bass 
  • Gene Taylor – bass
  • Louis Hayes – drums
  • Bill Henderson – vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Horace Silver, except where noted.

  1. Cool Eyes
  2. Shirl
  3. Camouflage
  4. Enchantment
  5. Señor Blues
  6. Virgo
  7. For heaven’s Sake

In June 1965.

In June 1965, “Blue Note” label released “The Thing to Do, the 10th Blue Mitchell album. It was recorded in July 1964, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Blue Mitchell- trumpet
  • Junior Cook- tenor saxophone
  • Chick Corea- piano
  • Gene Taylor- bass
  • Al Foster- drums

Track listing:

  1. Fungii Mama – Blue Mitchell
  2. Mona’s Mood – Jimmy Heath
  3. The Thing to Do – Jimmy Heath
  4. Step Lightly – Joe Henderson
  5. Chick’s Tune – Chick Corea

In December 1967.

In December 1967, “Blue Note” label released “Heads Up!”, the 14th Blue Mitchell album. It was recorded in November 1967, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Blue Mitchell – trumpet
  • Burt Collins- trumpet
  • Jerry Dodgion- flute, alto saxophone
  • Junior Cook- tenor saxophone
  • Pepper Adams- baritone saxophone
  • Julian Priester- trombone
  • McCoy Tyner- piano
  • Gene Taylor- bass
  • Al Foster- drums
  • Jimmy Heath, Melba Liston, Duke Pearson, Don Pickett – arrangement

Track listing:

All tracks by Blue Mitchell except where noted.

  1. Heads Up! Feet Down! – Jimmy Heath
  2. Togetherness – Jimmy Heath
  3. The Folks Who Live On the Hill – Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II
  4. Good Humour Man
  5. Len Sirrah – Melba Liston
  6. The People in Nassau

In November 1960.

In November 1960, “Blue Note” label released “Horace-Scope”, the tenth Horace Silver studio album. It was recorded in July 1960, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood, NJ, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Horace Silver– piano
  • Blue Mitchell- trumpet
  • Junior Cook- tenor saxophone
  • Gene Taylor- bass
  • Roy Brooks- drums
  • Reid Miles- design
  • Rudy Van Gelder- engineering
  • Francis Wolff- photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Horace Silver except where noted.

  1. Strollin’
  2. Where You At?
  3. Without You – Don Newey
  4. Horace-Scope
  5. Yeah!
  6. Me and My Baby
  7. Nica’s Dream

In January 1965.

In January 1965, “Blue Note” label released “Song for My Father”, the thirteen Horace Silver album. It was recorded on October 31, 1963, January 28 and October 26 1964, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Horace Silver– piano
  • Carmell Jones– trumpet
  • Joe Henderson– tenor saxophone
  • Teddy Smith– bass
  • Roger Humphries– drums
  • Blue Mitchell– trumpet
  • Junior Cook– tenor saxophone
  • Gene Taylor– bass
  • Roy Brooks – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Horace Silver, except where noted.

  1. Song for My Father
  2. The Natives Are Restless Tonight
  3. Calcutta Cutie
  4. Que Pasa
  5. The Kicker – Joe Henderson
  6. Lonely Woman