55 Years of Jazz

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All Music Guide - Thom Jurek
Delmark Records is more than an institution in the jazz and blues world. Founder and owner Bob Koester celebrated 55 years by issuing two collections of seminal blues and jazz recordings by artists across the spectrum of both genres. This double disc contains a CD with 17 cuts by legends and obscurities in jazz, including King Curtis, Sun Ra, Coleman Hawkins, Art Hodes, Curtis Fuller, Kalaparusha Maurice McIntyre, and Malachi Thompson. Some of the new cats include the Deep Blue Organ Trio, Ted Sirota, and Eric Alexander. Disc one is loaded with excellent and sometimes rousing performances. There is also a DVD in the package, with performances by Ari Brown, Fred Anderson, ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Thom Jurek
Delmark Records is more than an institution in the jazz and blues world. Founder and owner Bob Koester celebrated 55 years by issuing two collections of seminal blues and jazz recordings by artists across the spectrum of both genres. This double disc contains a CD with 17 cuts by legends and obscurities in jazz, including King Curtis, Sun Ra, Coleman Hawkins, Art Hodes, Curtis Fuller, Kalaparusha Maurice McIntyre, and Malachi Thompson. Some of the new cats include the Deep Blue Organ Trio, Ted Sirota, and Eric Alexander. Disc one is loaded with excellent and sometimes rousing performances. There is also a DVD in the package, with performances by Ari Brown, Fred Anderson, Ritual Trio, Chicago Underground Duo, and Nicole Mitchell. For the price, this set is literally unbeatable.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/21/2008
  • Label: Delmark
  • UPC: 038153091422
  • Catalog Number: 914
  • Sales rank: 361,917

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Lester Leaps In (3:13)
  2. 2 Goin' to Town (7:41)
  3. 3 Dynamite at Midnight - King Curtis (3:12)
  4. 4 Saro-Wiwa (9:34)
  5. 5 Equinox - Curtis Fuller (5:40)
  6. 6 It's Crazy (4:11)
  7. 7 Doctor Jazz - George Lewis (5:05)
  8. 8 Black Metropolis - Malachi Thompson (9:12)
  9. 9 In My Morning Song (3:24)
  10. 10 Mode for Mabes - Eric Alexander (8:41)
  11. 11 Bu-De-Daht - Coleman Hawkins (3:12)
  12. 12 Brainville - Sun Ra (4:12)
  13. 13 Panama Rag - Art Hodes (4:01)
Disc 2
  1. 1 The Creator Has Other Plans for Me - Nicole Mitchell
  2. 2 Richard's Tune
  3. 3 My Baby - Jazz-O-Maniacs
  4. 4 Flashback - Fred Anderson
  5. 5 Big M
  6. 6 Power
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
George Lewis Clarinet
Gary Bartz Alto Saxophone
King Curtis Tenor Saxophone
Curtis Fuller Trombone
Dizzy Gillespie Trumpet
Billy Harper Tenor Saxophone
Art Hodes Piano
Franz Jackson Tenor Saxophone
Budd Johnson Baritone Saxophone
Leo Parker Alto Saxophone
Oscar Pettiford Bass
Julian Priester Trombone
Max Roach Drums
Malachi Thompson Trumpet
Georg Brunis Trombone
Barrett Deems Drums
Kid Howard Trumpet
Alton Purnell Piano
Jim Robinson Trombone
Richard Evans Bass
Brad Goode Trumpet
Mickey Baker Guitar
John Gorman Valve Trombone
Coleman Hawkins Tenor Saxophone
Kahil El'Zabar Kalimba
Steve Berry Trombone
Ray Abrams Tenor Saxophone
Eric Alexander Tenor Saxophone
Kenny Anderson Trumpet
Harrison Bankhead Bass
Robert Barry Drums
Bobby Broom Guitar
Ari Brown Tenor Saxophone
Elmer Brown Trumpet
Kirk Brown Piano
Don Byas Tenor Saxophone
Wilbur Campbell Drums
Steve Davis Trombone
Hamid Drake Drums
George Fludas Drums
Wilburn Green Electric Bass
Francine Griffin Vocals
Clyde Hart Piano
Ernie Hayes Piano
Arthur Hoyle Trumpet
Yosef Ben Israel Bass
Andy Johnson Piano
Harold Mabern Piano
Laurence Marrero Banjo
Bill McFarland Trombone
Stewart Miller Bass
Truck Parham Bass
Jeff Parker Guitar
Pat Patrick Baritone Saxophone
Sun Ra Piano
Jim Rotondi Trumpet
James Scales Alto Saxophone
David Spencer Trumpet
Nappy Trottier Trumpet
Joe Watkins Drums
John Webber Bass
John Whitfield Bass
Pharez Whitted Trumpet
Avreeayl Ra Drums
Jeb Bishop Trombone
Ed Petersen Tenor Saxophone
Jim Herndon Timpani
Vic Coulson Trumpet
Ed Van Dever Trumpet
Josh Abrams Bass
Leonard Lowry Alto Saxophone
Ted Sirota Drums
Dave Young Orchestra Trumpet
David Boykin Tenor Saxophone
Clark Sommers Bass
Joseph "Slow Drag" Pauageau Bass
Nicole Mitchell Flute
Jason Ajemian Acoustic Bass, electronics
Kalaparush Maurice McIntyre & The Light Tenor Saxophone
Kirk Tracy Trombone
Leon Jr. Joyce Drums
Geof Bradfield Tenor Saxophone
Yves Francois Trumpet
Greg Rockingham Drums
David Allen Young Trumpet, Flugelhorn
Tomeka Reid Cello
Roland Pilz Cornet
Karl Montzka Piano
Voltaire de Faut Clarinet
Chad Taylor Percussion, Drums
Technical Credits
Lester Young Composer
Kahil El'Zabar Composer
Ari Brown Composer
John Coltrane Composer
Sun Ra Composer
Jimmy Rogers Composer
Lloyd Sachs Liner Notes
William Tyers Composer
Chicago Underground Trio Composer
Ted Sirota Composer
Kalaparusha Composer
Chad Taylor Instrumentation
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