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LP (Item 10880) Blue Note, 1966 — Condition: Used
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A unique session by Lee Morgan that not only has him playing with a strong quintet that includes Joe Henderson and McCoy Tyner – but which also features two tracks by a larger band conducted by Oliver Nelson, swinging hard in a really soulful style! Nelson's arrangements on these two tracks are great – quite progressive, with a soul jazz big band style that seems to point the way towards the 70s – and the band provides a raging backdrop that lets Lee's trumpet soar over the top in beautiful crystal clear solos. The quartet tracks are equally nice – very much in the spirit of Morgan's other incredible work of the time – and tracks include "Nite Flite", "Delightful Deggie", "Ca-Lee-So", and "Zambia". (Liberty pressing, with Van Gelder stamp. Cover has a split bottom seam, a small split on the top seam, and a couple of small light stains.)  © 1996-2014, Dusty Groove, Inc.


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