Skip navigation
Scripting is disabled or not working. dustygroove.com requires JavaScript to function correctly.
Style sheets are disabled or not working. dustygroove.com requires style sheets to function correctly.
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Enlarge       Note

Night Lights (with bonus track)

CD (Item 486787) Philips/Mercury, 1963 — Condition: Used
Out Of Stock

CD

✈
A really nice one from Gerry – an oft-overlooked mid 60s session, one that has him working with a sextet that includes Jim Hall, Art Farmer, and Bob Brookmeyer, in addition to usual Mulligan rhythm-mates Bill Crow and Dave Bailey. There's a nice soulful bottom to the set, and stronger interplay from the horns than you might get in a Mulligan album of a few years before – nothing fancy, but a strong set of original tunes that break from the mode of the 50s. Titles include "Tell Me When", "Festive Minor", "Wee Small Hours", "Prelude In E Minor", and "Night Lights". CD also features a bonus 1965 version of "Night Lights" – with Gerry on clarinet, Pete Jolly on piano, and an added string section.  © 1996-2022, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Early German pressing.)

Additional Marks & Notes

If something is noteworthy, we try to note it in the comments — especially if it is an oddity that is the only wrong thing about the record. This might include, but isn't limited to, warped records, tracks that skip, cover damage or wear as noted above, or strictly cosmetic flaws.


Used CD Grade

We only use the grade "Used CD" for non-new CDs. This all-encompassing grade was chosen it because we only buy and offer used CDs in the best possible condition.

When you purchase a used CD you can expect the disc to be free of all but the lightest of surface marks, the case to be clean (we often change the cases ourselves), and the booklet to be in good shape. Used CDs may show some signs of use, but if there are significant details or defects we will describe the item's condition (just like we do with LPs), so look for notes on cutout marks, stickers, promo stamps or other details before ordering.

All of our used CDs are guaranteed to play without skipping or flaws. After you receive a used CD from Dusty Groove, you have 1 week to play it to determine that it plays correctly. If it does not, you can request a return for a full refund.


You might be interested


Pacific Jazz (Japan), 1956. Used
Gerry Mulligan brings the piano back in nicely here – but in a way that still hangs onto all the best modern tones of his earlier Pacific Jazz sessions! The date's a live one – done at Storyville in Boston – but the sound is wonderfully intimate, with Gerry on baritone sax and ... CD
Avid (UK), 1959/1960/1961. Used 2 CDs
Featuring Johnny Hodges, Ben Webster, Bob Brookmeyer, Art Farmer, Jimmy Rowles, Claude Williamson, Bill Crow, Leroy Vinnegar, Buddy Clark, Mel Lewis, and Dave Bailey. CD
Avid (UK), Late 50s. Used 2 CDs
Featuring Thelonious Monk, Wilbur Ware, Shadow Wilson, Lou Levy, Ray Brown, Stan Levy, Paul Desmond, Dave Bailey, Joe Benjamin, Teddy Wilson, Milt Hinton, Specs Powell, Bob Brookmeyer, Marian McPartland, Ed Shaugnessy, Harry Carney and The Duke Ellington Orchestra. CD

Gerry Mulligan

Jeru
Columbia/Legacy, 1962. Used
A pretty great little album – and very different than Gerry Mulligan's regular sides from the time! The session was originally produced as part of the sessions for the short-lived Jazztime label in the early 60s – and was produced by Dave Bailey with a soulful undercurrent that's quite ... CD

Gerry Mulligan

Jeru
Columbia/Legacy, 1962. Used
A pretty great little album – and very different than Gerry Mulligan's regular sides from the time! The session was originally produced as part of the sessions for the short-lived Jazztime label in the early 60s – and was produced by Dave Bailey with a soulful undercurrent that's quite ... CD
RTE (France), 1962. Used
A great complement to the Gerry Mulligan/Bob Brookmeyer albums of the 50s for Pacific Jazz – one that features the group performing live in Paris, with a very open-blowing sound! The tracks are long, and the setting fluid – as Gerry plays baritone on most tracks, but piano on a few; ... CD
Verve, 1959. Used
An unlikely pairing – but that's what makes the record so great! Mulligan and Hodges come together in this rare Verve set from the late 50s – an inspired combination of talents that really work some magic together. Hodges' tone is in the lead in our ears, always wonderful, especially ... CD

Gerry Mulligan

Pleyel Concert Vol 1
Vogue/BMG (France), 1954. Used
Featuring Mulligan on baritone sax, Bob Brookmeyer on trombone, Red Mitchell on bass, and Frank Isola on drums. Tracks include "Bernie's Tune", "Nearness Of You", "My Funny Valentine", "Gold Rush", "Soft Shoe", and "Walkin Shoes". CD

Gerry Mulligan

Pleyel Concert Vol 1
Vogue/BMG (France), 1954. Used
Featuring Mulligan on baritone sax, Bob Brookmeyer on trombone, Red Mitchell on bass, and Frank Isola on drums. Tracks include "Bernie's Tune", "Nearness Of You", "My Funny Valentine", "Gold Rush", "Soft Shoe", and "Walkin Shoes". CD

Gerry Mulligan

California Concerts Vol 2
Pacific Jazz, 1954. Used
Volume 2 of a classic live album by Gerry – expanded to include the entire concert recorded in December of 1954 in San Diego. The group's a great one – and features Zoot Sims, Bob Brookmeyer, Larry Bunker, Red Mitchell, and Jon Eardley – and this version is expanded a lot from ... CD

Quincy Jones

Big Band Bossa Nova
Mercury/Verve, 1962. Used
Perhaps THE greatest Quincy Jones album of the 60s – a hard-swinging batch of big band bossa tunes – and one of the greatest American takes on the bossa sound ever! Quincy really brings a lot of soul to the set – syncopating the bottom end of the tunes to really bring out the ... CD

Quincy Jones

Big Band Bossa Nova
Mercury/Verve, 1962. Used
Perhaps THE greatest Quincy Jones album of the 60s – a hard-swinging batch of big band bossa tunes – and one of the greatest American takes on the bossa sound ever! Quincy really brings a lot of soul to the set – syncopating the bottom end of the tunes to really bring out the ... CD
 



⇑ Top