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In June 1964.

In June 1964, “Blue Note” label released “No Room for Squares”, the 21st Hank Mobley album. It was recorded March – October, 1963, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Hank Mobley– tenor saxophone
  • Lee Morgan– trumpet
  • Donald Byrd– trumpet
  • Andrew Hill– piano
  • Herbie Hancock– piano
  • John Ore– bass
  • Butch Warren– bass
  • Philly Joe Jones– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Hank Mobley except where noted.

  1. Three Way Split
  2. Carolyn – Lee Morgan
  3. Up a Step
  4. No Room for Squares
  5. Me ‘N’ You – Lee Morgan
  6. Old World, New Imports

In May 1961.

In May 1961, “Blue Note” label released “Leeway”, the twelve Lee Morgan album. It was recorded in April 1960, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Lee Morgan- trumpet
  • Jackie McLean- alto saxophone
  • Bobby Timmons- piano
  • Paul Chambers- bass
  • Art Blakey- drums

Track listing:

  1. These Are Soulful Days – Cal Massey
  2. The Lion and the Wolff – Lee Morgan
  3. Midtown Blues – Jackie McLean
  4. Nakatini Suite – Cal Massey

On April 6, 1994.

On April 6, 1994, “Criss Cross” label released “Somethin’s Burnin”, the debut Peter Bernstein album. It was recorded in December 1992, and was produced by Gerry Tekens.

Personnel:

  • Peter Bernstein– guitar
  • Brad Mehldau– piano
  • John Webber– double bass
  • Jimmy Cobb– drums

Track listing:

  1. This Could Be the Start of Something Big – Steve Allen
  2. Afterglow – Peter Bernstein
  3. Booker’s Little Blues – Peter Bernstein
  4. Kenyatta – Lee Morgan
  5. On a Misty Night – Tadd Dameron
  6. Isn’t This a Lovely Day – Irving Berlin
  7. Love for Sale – Cole Porter
  8. Sideburns – Peter Bernstein

 

On March 6, 2020.

On March 6, 2020, Alfred McCoy Tyner died aged 81. He was composer, bandleader and pianist, one of the most recognizable and influential in jazz history. He has recorded and performed with many famous musicians including John Coltrane, Art Blakey, Donald Byrd, George Benson, Art Farmer, Lou Donaldson, Benny Golson, Grant Green, Freddie Hubbard, Joe Henderson, Bobby Hutcherson, Milt Jackson, J.J. Jackson, Blue Mitchell, Hank Mobley, Lee Morgan, David Murray, Julian Priester, Sonny Rollins, Ron Carter, Al Foster, Avery Sharpe, Woody Shaw, Jackie McLean, Cecil McBee, Jack DeJohnette, Wayne Shorter, Sonny Stitt and Stanley Turrentine, As a leader he recorded 74 albums. Tyner was a “NEA Jazz Master” and a five-time “Grammy” winner.

 

In December 1959.

In December 1959, “Blue Note” label released “The Sermon!”, the fifteenth Jimmy Smith album. It was recorded August 25, 1957 and  February 25, 1958, at “Manhattan Towers” in New York City, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Jimmy Smith– organ
  • Lee Morgan– trumpet
  • Lou Donaldson– alto saxophone
  • Tina Brooks– tenor saxophone
  • Kenny Burrell– guitar
  • Art Blakey– drums
  • George Coleman– alto saxophone
  • Eddie McFadden– guitar
  • Donald Bailey– drums
  • Rudy Van Gelder– engineer
  • Reid Miles– design
  • Francis Wolff– photography
  • Ira Gitler– liner notes

Track listing:

  1. The Sermon – Jimmy Smith
  2. O.S. – Jimmy Smith
  3. Flamingo – Edmund Anderson, Ted Grouya

On November 26, 1966.

On November 26, 1966, “Blue Note” label released “Mode for Joe”, the fifth Joe Henderson studio album. It was recorded in January 1966, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Engelwood Cliffs.

Personnel:

  • Joe Henderson– tenor saxophone
  • Lee Morgan– trumpet
  • Curtis Fuller– trombone
  • Bobby Hutcherson– vibes
  • Cedar Walton– piano
  • Ron Carter– bass
  • Joe Chambers– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Joe Henderson except where noted.

  1. A Shade of Jade
  2. Mode for Joe – Cedar Walton
  3. Black – Cedar Walton
  4. Caribbean Fire Dance
  5. Granted
  6. Free Wheelin’ – Lee Morgan