[JPL] Top Releases of 1959

Tom Tallitsch modernjazzradioshow at gmail.com
Thu May 7 09:42:04 EDT 2009


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On Wed, May 6, 2009 at 7:22 PM, George Thomas <jazz at vpr.net> wrote:

> Tom,
>
> Here's where reading playlists comes in handy, these are some from 1959
> I used around the anniversary of the KOB April 22 recording date:
>
> Jazz: 1959 Recordings - Miles Davis & Gil Evans "Sketches Of Spain" &
> George Russell NY,NY for Monday April 20, 2009 with George Thomas
>
> Playlist
>
> 08:20 PM
> Concierto De Aranjuez (Adagio)
> Artist Name         Miles Davis & Gil Evans
> Composer         J. Rodrigo
> Arranger         Gil Evans
> Conductor         Gil Evans
> Soloists         Miles Davis-Trumpet, Flugelhorn ; Paul Chambers-Bass ;
> Jimmy
> Cobb-Drums
> CD/Album         Sketches Of Spain
> Record co./Cat #         Columbia/Legacy 712762
> Release Year         1959
> Note         Recorded the same year as Kind Of Blue
>
> 08:40 PM
> Big City Blues
> Artist Name         George Russell
> Composer         George Russell
> Arranger         George Russell
> Conductor         George Russell
> Soloists         Benny Golson-Tenor Sax ; Art Farmer-Trumpet ; Bill
> Evans-Piano ;
> Narrator-Jon Hendricks ; Milt Hinton-Bass ; Charlie Persip-Drums
> CD/Album         New York, N.Y.
> Record co./Cat #         Impulse! 278
> Release Year         1959
> Note         Recorded the same year as Kind Of Blue
> ----------------------------------------------------------------
>
> Jazz: 1959 - Recordings Done 50 Years Ago for Tuesday April 21, 2009 with
> George Thomas
>
> Playlist
>
> 08:00 PM
> Nice Work If You Can Get It
> Artist Name         Ella Fitzgerald
> Composer         Gershwin & Gershwin
> Soloists         Ella Fitzgerald-Vocals ; Nelson Riddle-Orchestra
> CD/Album         Sings The George And Ira Gershwin Songbook
> Record co./Cat #         Verve 422 825024-2
> Release Year         1959
>
> 08:04 PM
> Blue Rondo A La Turk
> Artist Name         The Dave Brubeck Quartet
> Composer         Dave Brubeck
> Soloists         Dave Brubeck-Piano ; Paul Desmond-Alto Sax
> CD/Album         Time Out
> Record co./Cat #         Columbia 40585
> Release Year         1959
>
> 08:11 PM
> Who's Got Rhythm
> Artist Name         Gerry Mulligan - Ben Webster
> Composer         Gerry Mulligan
> Soloists         Gerry Mulligan-Baritone Sax ; Ben Webster-Tenor Sax ;
> Jimmy
> Rowles-Piano ; Leroy Vinnegar-Bass ; Mel Lewis-Drums
> CD/Album         Meets
> Record co./Cat #         Verve 841 661-2
> Release Year         1959
>
> 08:19 PM
> Spring Is Here
> Artist Name         Bill Evans
> Composer         Rodgers & Hart
> Soloists         Bill Evans-Piano ; Scott LaFaro-Bass ; Paul Motian-Drums
> CD/Album         Portrait In Jazz
> Record co./Cat #         Riverside/OJC 088-2
> Release Year         1959
>
> 08:29 PM
> Skating In Central Park
> Artist Name         The Modern Jazz Quartet
> Composer         John Lewis
> Soloists         Milt Jackson-Vibes ; John Lewis-Piano ; Percy Heath-Bass ;
> Connie Kay-Drums
> CD/Album         Odds Against Tomorrow
> Record co./Cat #         Blue Note Records 7-93415-2
> Release Year         1959
>
> 08:34 PM
> Sister Sadie
> Artist Name         Horace Silver
> Composer         Horace Silver
> Soloists         Horace Silver-Piano ; Junior Cook-Tenor Sax ; Blue
> Mitchell-Trumpet ; Louis Hayes-Drums
> CD/Album         The Best Of The Blue Note Years
> Record co./Cat #         Blue Note Records 7-91143-2
> Release Year         1959
>
> 08:38 PM
> Twisted
> Artist Name         Lambert, Hendricks & Ross
> Composer         A.Ross / W. Gray
> Soloists         Harry "Sweets" Edison-Trumpet ; Annie Ross-Vocals
> CD/Album         The Hottest New Group In Jazz
> Record co./Cat #         Columbia/Legacy 64933-2
> Release Year         1959
>
> 08:43 PM
> Swing Low Sweet Cadillac
> Artist Name         Dizzy Gillespie
> Composer         Dizzy Gillespie
> Soloists         Dizzy Gillespie-Trumpet, Vocals ; Junior Mance-Piano ; Les
> Spann-Guitar ; Sam Jones-Bass ; Lex Humphries-Drums
> CD/Album         Verve/Philips Small Group Gillespie
> Record co./Cat #         Mosaic 7-234
> Release Year         1959
>
> 08:50 PM
> Hipsippy Blues
> Artist Name         Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers
> Composer         Hank Mobley
> Soloists         Lee Morgan-Trumpet ; Hank Mobley-Tenor Sax ; Bobby
> Timmons-Piano
> ; Jymie Merritt-Bass ; Art Blakey-Drums
> CD/Album         At The Jazz Corner Of The World
> Record co./Cat #         Blue Note Records 8 28888 2
> Release Year         1959
>
> 09:02 PM
> Swingin'
> Artist Name         Kenny Burrell
> Composer         Clifford Brown
> Soloists         Tina Brooks-Tenor Sax ; Kenny Burrell-Guitar ; Bobby
> Timmons-Piano ; Ben Tucker-Bass ; Art Blakey-Drums
> CD/Album         At The Five Spot Cafe
> Record co./Cat #         Blue Note Records 7-46538-2
> Release Year         1959
>
> 09:12 PM
> Monk's Mood
> Artist Name         Thelonious Monk
> Composer         Thelonious Monk
> Arranger         Hal Overton & Thelonious Monk
> Soloists         Thelonious Monk-Piano ; Donald Byrd-Trumpet ; Phil
> Woods-Alto
> Sax ; Robert Northern-French Horn ; Charlie Rouse-Tenor Sax ; Pepper
> Adams-Baritone Sax
> CD/Album         Thelonious Monk Orchestra At Town Hall
> Record co./Cat #         Riverside/OJC 135-2
> Release Year         1959
>
> 09:25 PM
> Falling In Love With Love
> Artist Name         Wes Montgomery
> Composer         Rodgers & Hart
> Soloists         Wes Montgomery-Guitar ; Pony Poindexter-Alto Sax ; Buddy
> Montgomery-Piano ; Monk Montgomery-Bass ; Louis Hayes-Drums
> CD/Album         Far Wes
> Record co./Cat #         Pacific Jazz 7 94475 2
> Release Year         1959
>
> 09:31 PM
> Way Early Subtone
> Artist Name         Duke Ellington
> Composer         Duke Ellington
> CD/Album         Anatomy Of A Murder (soundtrack)
> Record co./Cat #         Columbia/Legacy 65569
> Release Year         1959
>
> 09:35 PM
> Down In The Depths
> Artist Name         Wayne Shorter
> Composer         Wayne Shorter
> Soloists         Lee Morgan-Trumpet ; Wayne Shorter-Tenor Sax ; Wynton
> Kelly-Piano ; Paul Chambers-Bass ; Jimmy Cobb-Drums
> CD/Album         Introducing
> Record co./Cat #         Koch Jazz 8547
> Release Year         1959
>
> 09:48 PM
> Lonely Woman
> Artist Name         Ornette Coleman
> Composer         Ornette Coleman
> Soloists         Ornette Coleman-Alto Sax ; Don Cherry-Trumpet ; Charlie
> Haden-Bass ; Billy Higgins-Drums
> CD/Album         The Shape Of Jazz To Come
> Record co./Cat #         Atlantic 1317
> Release Year         1959
>
> 09:52 PM
> Naima
> Artist Name         John Coltrane
> Composer         John Coltrane
> Soloists         John Coltrane-Tenor Sax ; Wynton Kelly-Piano ; Paul
> Chambers-Bass ; Jimmy Cobb-Drums
> CD/Album         Giant Steps
> Record co./Cat #         Atlantic 81337-2
> Release Year         1959
>
> 09:57 PM
> Come Rain Or Come Shine
> Artist Name         Bill Evans
> Composer         Arlen, Mercer
> Soloists         Bill Evans-Piano ; Scott LaFaro-Bass ; Paul Motian-Drums
> CD/Album         Portrait In Jazz
> Record co./Cat #         Riverside/OJC 088-2
> Release Year         1959
> ------------------------------------------------------------
>
>
> > We have all hear about several of the TOP releases of 1959:
> > Miles David - Kind Of Blue
> > Dave Brubeck - Time Out
> > Charles Mingus -AH UM
> > Miles Davis - Sketches of Spain
> > Miles Davis - Miles Ahead
> >
> >  Please add to the list others from 1959 that were favorites of yours.
> > Many of these have endured for 50 years even though they had bad press
> in 1959.  An example was Gil Evans working with Miles on Miles Ahead.
> >
> > ALOHA
> > Tom
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