Consummation

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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Of the many albums recorded by the Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra, this was the greatest. Reissued on CD as part of a large Mosaic box set, this set introduced Jones' best-known composition, "A Child Is Born," and also has a colorful rendition of his sly "Tiptoe," and finds the big band ripping the roof off during the lengthy and very exciting "Fingers." The all-star cast which includes flugelhornist Jones, drummer Lewis, trumpeter Marvin Stamm, trombonist Jimmy Knepper, tenor great Billy Harper, the reeds of Jerome Richardson, Jerry Dodgion and Eddie Daniels, keyboardist Roland Hanna, and bassist Richard Davis, among others is well served by Thad Jones' inventive and ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Of the many albums recorded by the Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra, this was the greatest. Reissued on CD as part of a large Mosaic box set, this set introduced Jones' best-known composition, "A Child Is Born," and also has a colorful rendition of his sly "Tiptoe," and finds the big band ripping the roof off during the lengthy and very exciting "Fingers." The all-star cast which includes flugelhornist Jones, drummer Lewis, trumpeter Marvin Stamm, trombonist Jimmy Knepper, tenor great Billy Harper, the reeds of Jerome Richardson, Jerry Dodgion and Eddie Daniels, keyboardist Roland Hanna, and bassist Richard Davis, among others is well served by Thad Jones' inventive and swinging arrangements. A classic.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/23/2002
  • Label: Blue Note Records
  • UPC: 724353822620
  • Catalog Number: 38226
  • Sales rank: 43,841

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Dedication - Mel Lewis (5:13)
  2. 2 It Only Happens Every Time - Mel Lewis (3:07)
  3. 3 Tiptoe - Mel Lewis (6:42)
  4. 4 A Child Is Born - Mel Lewis (4:09)
  5. 5 Us - Mel Lewis (3:37)
  6. 6 Ahunk, Ahunk - Mel Lewis (7:57)
  7. 7 Fingers - Mel Lewis (10:38)
  8. 8 Consummation - Mel Lewis (5:09)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Thad Jones Primary Artist, Indexed Contributor, Flugelhorn
Pepper Adams Clarinet, Baritone Saxophone
Eddie Bert Trombone
Richard Davis Bass, Electric Bass
Billy Harper Flute, Tenor Saxophone
Richie Kamuca Clarinet, Baritone Saxophone
Jimmy Knepper Trombone
Mel Lewis Drums
Jerome Richardson Flute, Alto Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone
Marvin Stamm Trumpet
Julius Watkins French Horn
Howard Johnson Tuba
Al Porcino Trumpet
Dick Berg French Horn
James Buffington French Horn
Earl Chapin French Horn
Eddie Daniels Clarinet, Flute, Tenor Saxophone
Joe Farrell Clarinet, Baritone Saxophone
Roland Hanna Piano, Electric Piano
Cliff Heather Bass Trombone
Benny Powell Trombone
David Spinozza Guitar
Snooky Young Trumpet
Technical Credits
Thad Jones Arranger, Liner Notes
Mel Lewis Liner Notes
Malcolm Addey Remixing
Michael Cuscuna Reissue Producer
Don Hahn Engineer
Sonny Lester Producer
Frank Gauna Art Direction
Burton Yount Reissue Design
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