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Moanin' Blues

CD (Item 545943) Prestige, Early 60s — Condition: Used
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A nicely done compilation that features some of the best early 60s work by soul jazz piano legend Bobby Timmons – a killer player who really set the jazz world on fire at the time of these recordings! Most of this material was recorded around the same stretch that Timmons was working with Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers, and with Cannonball Adderley – and the tracks have a soulfulness and tightness that firmly belies his time in those ensembles – yet also have their own groove, which really shows what a key influence Bobby was on the sounds of his previous leaders. Some tracks are trio format, while others feature guests like Blue Mitchell (trumpet), Johnny Lytle (vibes), and Art Blakey (drums) – and the writing is impeccable – as you'll hear on classics like "Moanin", "Dat Dere", "So Tired", "A Little Busy", and "Soul Time". 12 tracks in all – with other titles that include "Bag's Groove", "Know Not One", "Pretty Memory", and "Trick Hips". (Tray card has a cutout notch.)  © 1996-2018, Dusty Groove, Inc.

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