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

Jazz Mission To Moscow

CD (Item 541920) Colpix/EMI (Japan), 1962 — Condition: New Copy
Out Of Stock

CD


4.50 5

Jazz from the heart of the cold war – not actually recorded in Moscow, but featuring a bunch of hip players on their return from a tour of the Soviet Union – a historic moment in which west met east, with some groovy jazz in the offing! Apart from the tenor of Zoot Sims and alto of Phil Woods, the record also features flute and alto from Jerry Dodgion, trombone from Willie Dennis, trumpets from Markie Markowitz and Jimmy Maxwell, and piano from Eddie Costa – and the set features arrangements from Al Cohn on tracks that hit the 5 minute range – tight at the top, with breakaway solos, as you might hear during some of the Cohn/Sims sides for RCA during the 50s! Titles include "Let's Dance", "Mission To Moscow", "The Sochi Boatman", and the obligatory "Russian Lullaby".  © 1996-2014, Dusty Groove, Inc.


You might be interested in


CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Love Songs
Deram (Japan), 1970. New Copy
Fantastic stuff! This groovy groovy record stands as one of the finest recordings ever made by 60s Brit jazz legend Mike Westbrook – a lively and rhythmic meeting of some of the best young talents on the London scene of the time, topped off with incredible vocals from the lovely Norma ... CD
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Love In Us All
Impulse (Japan), 1974. New Copy
A tremendously joyous album from Pharoah Sanders – his last record for Impulse, and a rare thing of beauty! The album only features 2 long tracks, both of them great, and both of them showing Pharoah as more expressive, more imaginative, and more openly soulful than heard on his earlier ... CD
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Soul Man!
Prestige (Japan), 1966. New Copy
A hard-to-find gem from funky pianist Bobby Timmons – a non-trio session recorded in the mid 60s for Prestige, and featuring some especially great work from Wayne Shorter on tenor! Shorter's appearance here is a real anomaly – especially since we can't recall another Prestige ... CD
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Workin' On A Groovy Thing
World Pacific (Japan), 1969. New Copy
Groove Holmes and Gerald Wilson – a wonderful combination on this late 60s session – in a style that's everything great about mainstream LA jazz at the time! Wilson really has a way with the charts on the session – and although the group is large, they've got a lean, clean sound ... CD
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Matchbook
ECM (Japan), 1974. New Copy
Two of the greatest things going for ECM in the 70s – brought together on one record! The vibes of Gary Burton are a wonderful match for the careful guitar work of Ralph Towner – particularly his 12-string guitar, which is used in a space that's somewhere between folk and jazz, and ... CD
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Movement/High Spirits
EMI/Vocalion (UK), 1964/1965. New Copy 2 CDs
Overlooked gems from this key reedman on the Brit modern scene of the 60s – two rare albums in a single package! First up is Movement – one of the most obscure albums recorded by Joe Harriott – leading light of the British avant scene in the 60s – and one of the best, too! ... CD
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
EMI/SeriE.WOC (Italy), 1963. New Copy
A late date for Brit bandleader Vic Lewis – but a great one too, thanks to a strong focus on the bossa nova sounds of the 60s! The mode's a real change for Lewis, who could sometimes be a bit stiff – and the new groove definitely opens things up nicely – as does the album's work ... CD
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Lat Det Vara
Moserobie (Sweden), 2013. New Copy
An incredible step forward for reedman Jonas Kullhammar – an album that's put together as a summation of his feelings after taking a brief break from the recording business – but which also stands as one of his greatest moments to date! We've always loved Jonas' music, but there's a ... CD
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Och Den Stora Fragan
Moserobie (Sweden), 2014. New Copy
Bold, beautiful work from one of our favorite contemporary bassists – a player with a great ear for his own instrument, and for its larger place in music as well! Torbjorn Zetterburg really hits things hard with this great set – writing, arranging, and producing a set of material that ... CD
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Crash!
Prestige/Universal (Japan), 1963. New Copy
Kenny Burrell joins the quartet of Hammond hero Brother Jack McDuff – in a session that's not only a classic Prestige cooker from the 60s, but also one of Kenny's most hard grooving albums of the decade! Jack's tight group really seem to push Burrell into some great new territory – a ... CD
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Spider Man
Prestige/Universal (Japan), 1965. New Copy
A striking little set from vibesman Freddie McCoy – not just for the cool superhero image on the front cover, but also for the tight grooves underneath! The album's one of McCoy's most unified for Prestige – as all tracks feature a core quartet with Freddie on vibes, Charlie Wilson on ... CD
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Snake City North
Moserobie (Sweden), 2005. New Copy
Beautifully strong work from Swedish tenor saxophonist Jonas Kullhammar – an incredible new voice in jazz from the European scene! Kullhammar's a hell of a great player – who who works with a strongly rhythmic pulse and a great degree of soul – a sound that takes us back to some ... CD
 



Top