Live at the Village Gate

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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Flugelhornist Clark Terry, three weeks shy of his 70th birthday at the time of this live performance, sounds very much at the peak of his powers throughout Live at the Village Gate. Teamed up with old friend Jimmy Heath, who doubles on tenor and soprano, pianist Don Friedman, bassist Marcus McLauren and drummer Kenny Washington altoist Paquito D'Rivera guests on "Silly Samba", Terry performs eight little-known originals. The tunes are all fairly basic, but they inspire these talented musicians to some of their best playing. The hard-swinging music, which includes a trumpet-drums duet on "Brushes & Brass" and some singing from the audience on "Hey Mr. Mumbles," is quite ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Flugelhornist Clark Terry, three weeks shy of his 70th birthday at the time of this live performance, sounds very much at the peak of his powers throughout Live at the Village Gate. Teamed up with old friend Jimmy Heath, who doubles on tenor and soprano, pianist Don Friedman, bassist Marcus McLauren and drummer Kenny Washington altoist Paquito D'Rivera guests on "Silly Samba", Terry performs eight little-known originals. The tunes are all fairly basic, but they inspire these talented musicians to some of their best playing. The hard-swinging music, which includes a trumpet-drums duet on "Brushes & Brass" and some singing from the audience on "Hey Mr. Mumbles," is quite enjoyable, and among the most accessible type of jazz.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/1/1991
  • Label: Chesky Records
  • UPC: 090368004925
  • Catalog Number: 49
  • Sales rank: 108,606

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Top and Bottom (5:10)
  2. 2 Keep, Keep, Keep on Keepin' On (6:01)
  3. 3 Silly Samba (8:49)
  4. 4 Pint of Bitters (8:30)
  5. 5 Sheba (6:35)
  6. 6 Brushes and Brass (3:20)
  7. 7 Simple Waltz (9:12)
  8. 8 Hey Mr. Mumbles (11:04)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Clark Terry Primary Artist, Trumpet, Flugelhorn
Paquito d'Rivera Alto Saxophone
Don Friedman Piano
Jimmy Heath Soprano Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone
Kenny Washington Drums
Marcus McLaurine Bass
Marcus McLauren Bass
Technical Credits
Bob Brookmeyer Composer
David Chesky Producer
Norman Chesky Executive Producer
Clark Terry Composer
Bob Katz Engineer
David Manley Engineer
Hal Wilson Art Direction
Marc Crawford Liner Notes
Lynette Meynig Paintings, Cover Art
Scott Meynig Paintings, Cover Art
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