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Jazz Contrasts [Keepnews Collection]
     

Jazz Contrasts [Keepnews Collection]

by Kenny Dorham
 

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Some of trumpeter Kenny Dorham's finest recordings were his sessions as a leader for Riverside in the '50s and fortunately all of that music has been reissued on CD. This album is a bit brief in time (41 minutes) but contains many memorable selections. Three of the songs ("Falling in Love with Love" a 12-minute version of "I'll Remember April" and the trumpeter's "La

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Some of trumpeter Kenny Dorham's finest recordings were his sessions as a leader for Riverside in the '50s and fortunately all of that music has been reissued on CD. This album is a bit brief in time (41 minutes) but contains many memorable selections. Three of the songs ("Falling in Love with Love" a 12-minute version of "I'll Remember April" and the trumpeter's "La Villa") match Dorham in an all-star quintet with the great tenor Sonny Rollins, pianist Hank Jones, bassist Oscar Pettiford and drummer Max Roach. The other three numbers (of which only "My Old Flame" includes Rollins) adds a fine harp player (Betty Glauman) and focuses on Dorham's lyricism.

Product Details

Release Date:
03/27/2007
Label:
Riverside
UPC:
0888072301320
catalogNumber:
30132
Rank:
14334

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Performance Credits

Kenny Dorham   Primary Artist,Trumpet
Hank Jones   Piano
Steve Kuhn   Piano
Oscar Pettiford   Bass
Max Roach   Drums
Sonny Rollins   Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone
Charles Davis   Baritone Saxophone
Jimmy Garrison   Bass
Butch Warren   Bass
Betty Glamann   Harp
Buddy Enlow   Drums

Technical Credits

Kenny Dorham   Arranger
Gigi Gryce   Arranger
Jack Higgins   Engineer
Orrin Keepnews   Producer,Liner Notes,Reissue Producer,Annotation
Mark Reilly   Liner Notes
Bob Shad   Art Direction
Paul Bacon   Cover Design
Paul Weller   Artwork,Cover Photo
Paul John Weller   Cover Photo
Larissa Collins   Art Direction
Earle Brown   Engineer

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