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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
All of the music from a pair of two-LP sets is reissued on this three-CD release drawn from the Prestige vaults. Since most of the performances are also available in their original contexts, this release is not all that essential. However there are some fine performances from some of the great bop and blues-oriented tenors of the period (including Gene Ammons, Rusty Bryant, Johnny Grififn, Willis Jackson, Houston Person, Sonny Stitt, Stanley Turrentine, Arnett Cobb, King Curtis, Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Jimmy Forrest, Frank Foster, Coleman Hawkins, Illinois Jacquet, Oliver Nelson, Al Sears, Hal Singer and Buddy Tate) so this package serves ...
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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
All of the music from a pair of two-LP sets is reissued on this three-CD release drawn from the Prestige vaults. Since most of the performances are also available in their original contexts, this release is not all that essential. However there are some fine performances from some of the great bop and blues-oriented tenors of the period (including Gene Ammons, Rusty Bryant, Johnny Grififn, Willis Jackson, Houston Person, Sonny Stitt, Stanley Turrentine, Arnett Cobb, King Curtis, Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Jimmy Forrest, Frank Foster, Coleman Hawkins, Illinois Jacquet, Oliver Nelson, Al Sears, Hal Singer and Buddy Tate) so this package serves as a good sampler of their talents.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/22/1991
  • Label: Prestige
  • UPC: 025218230223
  • Catalog Number: 2302

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 No Kiddin' - Buddy Tate (8:13)
  2. 2 Bolo Blues - Jimmy Forrest (4:09)
  3. 3 Soul Blues - Coleman Hawkins (9:55)
  4. 4 Smooth Sailing - Arnett Cobb (5:05)
  5. 5 I'm Just a Lucky So and So - Eddie Davis (6:16)
  6. 6 Light and Lovely - Eddie Hawkins (9:55)
  7. 7 Blue Stompin' - Hal Singer (6:28)
  8. 8 New Carnegie Blues - Al Sears (5:39)
Disc 2
  1. 1 The Soul Explosion - Frank Foster (9:20)
  2. 2 Soul Street - Oliver Nelson (9:03)
  3. 3 Record Hop - Al Sears (4:33)
  4. 4 Midnight - Hal Singer (11:07)
  5. 5 Hittin' the Jug - Gene Ammons (8:32)
  6. 6 'Nothin' Fu'ther - Sonny Sitt (6:24)
  7. 7 Red Eye Special - Seldon Powell (7:21)
  8. 8 This'll Get to Ya - Willis "Gator" Jackson (10:11)
Disc 3
  1. 1 Chains of Love - Babe Clarke (7:33)
  2. 2 Wade in the Water - Edwin Williams (3:48)
  3. 3 Tu' Gether - Willis "Gator" Jackson (7:03)
  4. 4 Walkin' - Stanley Turrentine (7:24)
  5. 5 Goodness - Houston Person (9:28)
  6. 6 Soul Liberation - Rusty Bryant (11:36)
  7. 7 Chicago Breakdown - Richard Landry (9:36)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Ray Barretto Conga
Gene Ammons Tenor Saxophone
Ray Bryant Piano
Rusty Bryant Tenor Saxophone
Milt Buckner Organ
Ron Carter Bass
Arnett Cobb Tenor Saxophone
King Curtis Trumpet, Tenor Saxophone
Ted Dunbar Guitar
Charles Earland Organ
Jon Faddis Trumpet
Tommy Flanagan Piano
Jimmy Forrest Tenor Saxophone
Johnny Griffin Tenor Saxophone
Illinois Jacquet Trombone, Tenor Saxophone
Bill Jennings Guitar
Oliver Nelson Tenor Saxophone
Joe Newman Trumpet
Cecil Payne Baritone Saxophone
Houston Person Tenor Saxophone
Julian Priester Trombone
Shirley Scott Organ
Al Sears Tenor Saxophone
Norman Simmons Conductor
Sonny Stitt Tenor Saxophone
Buddy Tate Tenor Saxophone
Stanley Turrentine Tenor Saxophone
Doug Watkins Bass
Charlie Shavers Trumpet
Cecil Bridgewater Trumpet
Matthew Gee Trombone
Russell Jacquet Trumpet
Taft Jordan Trumpet
Sonny Phillips Organ
Tommy Potter Bass
Seldon Powell Tenor Saxophone
Chuck Rainey Electric Bass
Ernie Royal Trumpet
Hal Singer Tenor Saxophone
Grady Tate Drums
Charles Davis Baritone Saxophone
Coleman Hawkins Tenor Saxophone
Melvin Sparks Guitar
Bob Cranshaw Bass
George Duvivier Bass
Don Abney Piano
Joe Zawinul Piano
Errol Crusher Bennett Percussion
Garnett Brown Trombone
Kenny Burrell Guitar
Bob Bushnell Electric Bass
Buddy Caldwell Conga
Bill Campbell Trombone
Gene Casey Piano
Buck Clarke Conga
Clark Terry Trumpet
Babe Clarke Baritone Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone
Omar Clay Percussion
Buster Cooper Trombone
Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis Tenor Saxophone
Lloyd Davis Electric Guitar
George Devens Vibes
Eddie Diehl Guitar
Duke Ellington Track Performer
Arthur Edgehill Drums
Bill Elliot Drums
William S. Fischer Conductor
Frank Foster Trombone, Tenor Saxophone
Al Foster Drums
Eric Gale Electric Guitar
Sadik Hakim Piano
Roland Hanna Electric Piano
Ernie Hayes Organ, Electric Piano
Roy Haynes Drums
Milt Hinton Bass
Idris Muhammad Drums
Willis "Gator" Jackson Tenor Saxophone, Tenor (Vocal)
Hilton Jefferson Alto Saxophone
Pat Jenkins Trumpet
Clarence Johnson Drums
Gus Johnson Drums
Osie Johnson Drums
Virgil Jones Trumpet
Richard Landry Tenor Saxophone
Harold Mabern Piano
Wendell Marshall Bass
Jack McDuff Organ
John Lloyd Miller Piano
Austin Mitchell Organ
Horace Ott Conductor, Electric Piano
Pat Patrick Alto Saxophone
Charlie Persip Drums
Robert Prado Trumpet
Bernard "Pretty" Purdie Drums
Ben Richardson Alto Saxophone
Wally Richardson Guitar
Eli Robinson Trombone
Jerry Jemmott Electric Bass
Al Lucas Bass
Eddie Hawkins Track Performer
Eddie David Track Performer
Jimmy Butler Guitar
Jimmy Watson Organ
Joe Shepley Trumpet
Alvin Johnson Drums
Frankie Jones Drums
A. Foster Drums
Wilbur Bascomb Jr. Electric Bass
Eddie Williams Tenor Saxophone
Sonny Sitt Track Performer
Technical Credits
Norman Simmons Arranger
Stanley Turrentine Producer
Jimmy Mundy Arranger
Ozzie Cadena Producer
Vince Clarke Composer
George Devens Vibe Master
Esmond Edwards Producer
Bill Fischer Composer
William S. Fischer Arranger
Ray Fowler Engineer
Rudy Van Gelder Engineer
Don Hahn Engineer
Orrin Keepnews Producer
George Klabin Engineer
Tony May Engineer
Horace Ott Arranger
Don Schlitten Producer
Andy Bell Composer
Van Wells Composer
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