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Blowin' The Blues Away

LP (Item 2566) Blue Note, 1959 — Condition: Used
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A killer session from Horace's famous quintet that included Blue Mitchell, Junior Cook, Gene Taylor, and Louis Hayes – and one of the group's earliest recordings for Blue Note. The band had a unique mix of rootsy soul jazz playing and more exotic approaches to arranging, and they managed to play both early funk tracks and more thoughtful compositions with incredible lyrical beauty. The album includes tracks that mix both of these styles – like "Sister Sadie", "Break City", "St. Vitus Dance", and the lovely "Peace". (Liberty stereo pressing. Cover has light aging long the opening.)  © 1996-2014, Dusty Groove, Inc.


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