65th Birthday Celebration: Live at the Blue Note in New York City

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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
To celebrate his 65th birthday, the influential flutist Herbie Mann played for a week at the Blue Note in New York, along with some of his favorite musicians. Among the many guests on this CD are such notables as trumpeters Claudio Roditi and Randy Brecker, altoists David "Fathead" Newman, Paquito D'Rivera and Bobby Watson, fellow flutist Dave Valentin, Tito Puente on timbales and several rhythm sections. Alternating between Brazilian music, vintage funk jazz such as "Memphis Underground", a catchy boogaloo blues "Dippermouth" and a few straight-ahead tracks "Au Privave" and "Jeep's Blues", the flutist sounds as if he had a great time. The diverse music is consistently ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
To celebrate his 65th birthday, the influential flutist Herbie Mann played for a week at the Blue Note in New York, along with some of his favorite musicians. Among the many guests on this CD are such notables as trumpeters Claudio Roditi and Randy Brecker, altoists David "Fathead" Newman, Paquito D'Rivera and Bobby Watson, fellow flutist Dave Valentin, Tito Puente on timbales and several rhythm sections. Alternating between Brazilian music, vintage funk jazz such as "Memphis Underground", a catchy boogaloo blues "Dippermouth" and a few straight-ahead tracks "Au Privave" and "Jeep's Blues", the flutist sounds as if he had a great time. The diverse music is consistently infectious and joyful, with all eight selections well worth hearing. Highly recommended.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/11/1997
  • Label: Lightyear
  • UPC: 085365418523
  • Catalog Number: 54185
  • Sales rank: 154,973

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Batucada (1:05)
  2. 2 Sonhos (9:00)
  3. 3 Jungle Fantasy (9:10)
  4. 4 Au Privave (10:47)
  5. 5 Give and Take (10:32)
  6. 6 Jeep's Blues (8:58)
  7. 7 Memphis Underground (7:58)
  8. 8 Dippermouth Blues (8:04)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Herbie Mann Primary Artist, Flute
Tito Puente Timbales
Ron Carter Bass, Acoustic Bass
Paquito d'Rivera Alto Saxophone
Eddie Gomez Bass, Acoustic Bass
Dave Valentin Flute
Bobby Watson Alto Saxophone
Ray Mantilla Percussion
Bruce Dunlap Guitar
Victor Lewis Drums
Mark Soskin Piano
Milton Cardona Percussion
David Leonhardt Piano
Cyro Baptista Percussion
Sergio Brandao Bass
Randy Brecker Trumpet
Café Percussion
Adam Cruz Drums
Duduka Da Fonseca Drums
Frank Gravis Bass
Larry Grenadier Acoustic Bass
Winard Harper Drums
Romero Lubambo Guitar
Nilson Matta Acoustic Bass
David "Fathead" Newman Saxophone, Alto Saxophone
Jim Pugh Trombone
Claudio Roditi Trumpet
Edward Simon Piano
Terell Stafford Trumpet
Lou Volpe Guitar
Buddy Williams Drums
Rick Sebastian Drums
Technical Credits
Herbie Mann Producer, Liner Notes
King Oliver Composer
Kooster McAllister Engineer
Paul Blakemore Engineer, Mastering
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