Wynton Marsalis

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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Trumpeter Wynton Marsalis's debut on Columbia, recorded when he was only 19, made it clear from the start that he was going to be a major force in jazz. At the time Marsalis who was originally a bit influenced by Freddie Hubbard was starting to closely emulate Miles Davis of the mid-'60s and his slightly older brother Branford took Wayne Shorter as his role model. The inclusion of Davis's rhythm section from that era pianist Herbie Hancock, bassist Ron Carter and drummer Tony Williams on four of the seven selections reinforced the image. The three other numbers feature such up-and-coming talents as pianist Kenny Kirkland, Charles Fambrough or Clarence Seay on bass and ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Trumpeter Wynton Marsalis's debut on Columbia, recorded when he was only 19, made it clear from the start that he was going to be a major force in jazz. At the time Marsalis who was originally a bit influenced by Freddie Hubbard was starting to closely emulate Miles Davis of the mid-'60s and his slightly older brother Branford took Wayne Shorter as his role model. The inclusion of Davis's rhythm section from that era pianist Herbie Hancock, bassist Ron Carter and drummer Tony Williams on four of the seven selections reinforced the image. The three other numbers feature such up-and-coming talents as pianist Kenny Kirkland, Charles Fambrough or Clarence Seay on bass and drummer Jeff "Tain" Watts, helping to launch the rise of the Young Lions. But although not overly original, there is a great deal of outstanding playing on this set, including a definitive version of Tony Williams's "Sister Cheryl" and the long tradeoff between Wynton and Branford on "Hesitation."
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/30/2007
  • Label: Wounded Bird Records
  • UPC: 664140757424
  • Catalog Number: 7574
  • Sales rank: 140,977

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Wynton Marsalis Primary Artist, Primary Artist, Primary Artist, Trumpet
Ron Carter Bass
Charles Fambrough Bass
Herbie Hancock Piano
Kenny Kirkland Piano
Ellis Marsalis Piano
Bill Pierce Tenor Saxophone
Bobby Watson Alto Saxophone
Tony Williams Drums
Jeff "Tain" Watts Drums
Art Blakey Drums
Branford Marsalis Trumpet, Saxophone
Clarence Seay Bass
Technical Credits
Ron Carter Composer
Herbie Hancock Producer
Sadao Watanabe Engineer
Dr. George Butler Executive Producer
Stanley Crouch Liner Notes
Joe Gastwirt Mastering
Tim Geelan Engineer
Amy Herot Reissue Producer
Tamoo Suzuki Engineer
Scott Hull Mastering
Kevin Boutote Engineer
Nancy Byers Engineer
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