CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
View larger image       Image note

Song For My Father

LP (Item 473527) Blue Note, 1963 — Condition: New Copy
(reissue)
Out Of Stock

LP, Vinyl record album


4.60 5

An incredible record – the kind of album that only Blue Note could put out, and an instant classic that will sound wonderful forever! The album's truly one of the great ones – one of those Blue Notes that still makes you stop and pause when you hear it, even though you've heard it a million times in Starbucks and places like that. Horace Silver is working here at the height of his powers – lyrical, free, yet also damn soulful, in a style that makes for some of the most evocative jazz-based grooves cut to wax at the time. Carmell Jones is in the group, and plays some of his best trumpet ever – and Joe Henderson really drives the whole session home with some incredible tenor work. Other group members include Teddy Smith on bass and Roger Humphries on drums – and titles include the instantly famous "Song For My Father", plus "Que Pasa", "The Kicker", and "Calcutta Cutie".  © 1996-2014, Dusty Groove, Inc.


You might be interested in


CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Apple Cores
Philly Jazz, 1978. New Copy (reissue)
One of the hippest, tightest sessions ever recorded by drummer Sunny Murray – a large group set recorded with his Untouchable Factor group – a great ensemble that includes Frank Foster on soprano sax, Oliver Lake and Arthur Blythe on alto saxes, Hamiet Bluiett on baritone, Don Pullen on ... LP, Vinyl record album
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Power Of Soul
Kudu, 1974. New Copy (reissue)
An incredible record from funky drummer Idris Muhammad! Idris is probably known for his funky break work on Blue Note and Prestige records sessions of the late 60s and early 70s – but by the time of this 1974 album, he was really expanding his style, hitting a laidback groove that went way ... LP, Vinyl record album
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Black Radio
Blue Note, 2012. New Copy 2LP Gatefold
An amazing new chapter in the career of Robert Glasper – one of our favorite new jazz musicians of the past decade or so! This set features loads of Glasper's enigmatic piano lines – those fluid, elliptical sounds that are always filled with plenty of soul and imagination – ... LP, Vinyl record album
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Blue Note, 2012. New Copy
Sweet remixes from Robert Glasper's Black Radio album – all of them tunes that sound even more soulful than the originals! Given that the core record itself was a bit of a "remix" – Glasper's keyboards, funky beats, and hip contributions from a range of soul singers – ... LP, Vinyl record album
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Black Radio Vol 2
Blue Note, 2013. New Copy 2 LP Gatefold
Mindblowing work from Robert Glasper – a set that makes us fall in love with his music even more than before – and that's saying a heck of a lot, given that we've loved him for years! Glasper's working here in his collaborative Black Radio format – but at a level that's even more ... LP, Vinyl record album
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Kofi (180 gram vinyl)
Blue Note/Heavenly Sweetness (France), 1969/1970. New Copy (reissue)
A fantastic set of tracks that was recorded at the cusp of the 70s, but which wasn't (for some strange reason) released until many years later! Donald Byrd's playing here with two different larger groups, and the music is a perfect bridge between his spacey late 60s attempts to mimic Miles Davis, ... LP, Vinyl record album
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Change Of The Century
Atlantic, 1959. New Copy (reissue)
Essential stuff! This is one of Ornette Coleman's greatest albums – and it was recorded during a period when he just couldn't miss! The group features Don Cherry on pocket trumpet, Charlie Haden on bass, and Billy Higgins on drums – working here with a lively dancing sound on the kit, ... LP, Vinyl record album
 



Top