Sunday Jazz a la Lighthouse, Vol. 1

Sunday Jazz a la Lighthouse, Vol. 1

by Howard Rumsey


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Sunday Jazz a la Lighthouse, Vol. 1

For quite a few years in the 1950s, it was a tradition at the Lighthouse for music to be presented on Sundays from 2 p.m. until 2 a.m. The Lighthouse All-Stars formed the core of the all-star group, but quite often other notable players would sit in. This CD reissue presents live performances from one such Sunday. In addition to the usual bandmembers of the time (trumpeter Shorty Rogers, trombonist Milt Bernhart, Bob Cooper and Jimmy Giuffre on tenors, pianist Frank Patchen, bassist Howard Rumsey, and drummer Shelly Manne), trumpeter Maynard Ferguson, pianist Hampton Hawes, and Carlos Vidal on conga have opportunities to be heard. The music is straight-ahead, generally cool-toned, but with plenty of heat; "Viva Zapata" is a Latin romp. Virtually everyone is featured. Highlights include "Four Others," and Rogers' playing on "All the Things You Are" and "Bernie's Tune."

Product Details

Release Date: 02/12/1996
Label: Ojc
UPC: 0025218615129
catalogNumber: 151
Rank: 178477

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Howard Rumsey   Primary Artist,Bass
Bob Cooper   Tenor Saxophone,Soloist
Maynard Ferguson   Trumpet
Jimmy Giuffre   Tenor Saxophone
Shelly Manne   Drums,Soloist
Shorty Rogers   Trumpet,Soloist
Milt Bernhart   Trombone,Soloist
Hampton Hawes   Piano,Soloist
Frank Patchen   Piano,Soloist
Carlos Vidal   Conga,Drums,Soloist

Technical Credits

Erroll Garner   Composer
Jimmy Giuffre   Arranger
Howard Rumsey   Liner Notes
Shorty Rogers   Arranger
Rodney Bacon   Cover Design

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