Swiss Radio Days Jazz Series, Vol. 5

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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Although drummer Louis Hayes receives top billing on this 1996 CD, it is for the heated and creative playing of his co-leader, trumpeter Woody Shaw, that the concert recording is primarily recommended. Joined by Rene McLean who here often sounds like his father Jackie McLean on tenor, soprano and flute, pianist Ronnie Mathews a bit influenced by McCoy Tyner and bassist Stafford James, Shaw is in top form. The repertoire consists of two of the trumpeter's best songs "In Case You Haven't Heard" and "Moontrane", an original apiece by Mathews and McLean, and Wayne Shorter's "Contemplation." The strong solos and advanced compositions fall between hard bop and post-bop. Woody ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Although drummer Louis Hayes receives top billing on this 1996 CD, it is for the heated and creative playing of his co-leader, trumpeter Woody Shaw, that the concert recording is primarily recommended. Joined by Rene McLean who here often sounds like his father Jackie McLean on tenor, soprano and flute, pianist Ronnie Mathews a bit influenced by McCoy Tyner and bassist Stafford James, Shaw is in top form. The repertoire consists of two of the trumpeter's best songs "In Case You Haven't Heard" and "Moontrane", an original apiece by Mathews and McLean, and Wayne Shorter's "Contemplation." The strong solos and advanced compositions fall between hard bop and post-bop. Woody Shaw was one of the most creative jazz trumpeters of all time, in some ways the final major follower of the Clifford Brown tradition, and this is one of his best live sets.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/5/1998
  • Label: Tcb Music
  • UPC: 723722700620
  • Catalog Number: 2052
  • Sales rank: 126,492

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 In Case You Haven't Heard (15:25)
  2. 2 Moontrane (15:39)
  3. 3 Contemplation (8:08)
  4. 4 Jean Marie (13:35)
  5. 5 Bilad as Sudan (19:16)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Louis Hayes Primary Artist, Drums
Rene McLean Flute, Multi Instruments
Woody Shaw Trumpet, Flugelhorn
Stafford James Bass, Bass Guitar
Ronnie Mathews Piano
Technical Credits
Ronnie Mathews Arranger
Pierre Grandjean Audio Production
Yvan Ischer Executive Producer
Antoine Ogay Digital Editing, Mastering
Peter Schmidlin Executive Producer
James B. Woode II Liner Notes
Fondation Select Audio Production
TCB Music Audio Production
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