CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Enlarge       Note

Moanin' Blues

CD (Item 545943) Prestige, Early 60s — Condition: Used
Temporarily Out Of Stock

CD


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.)  © 1996-2017, Dusty Groove, Inc.

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 have only one grade for non-new CDs at Dusty Groove — "Used CD". This grade is somewhat all-encompassing, but we choose it because we try to offer Used CDs in the best shape possible. All of our Used CDs are guaranteed to play without skipping or flaws. If you purchase a Used CD from Dusty Groove, you have 1 week to play it to determine that it plays correctly — and if it does not, then you may return it for a full refund.

With our Used CDs, you can expect the disc to be free of all but the lightest of surface marks — clean, and not dirty at all. You can also expect the case to be clean (we often change the cases ourselves — putting fresh cases on Used CDs we handle) — and you can expect the booklet to be in good shape, unless noted otherwise. We will list any specific details/defects underneath the item — so look for notes on cutout marks in the case, stamps on the barcode, or details like that.


You might be interested


Last From Lennie's
Prestige, 1965. Used
A treasure trove of lost material from Jaki Byard – recorded during a time when he was at the height of his powers! The 7 tunes on this set were originally cut for the 2 volume series of live recordings Byard did for Prestige in the mid 60s – and of those 7, only 1 was ever issued, and ... CD
Honeydripper
Prestige/OJC, 1961. Used
One of the records that put a young Brother Jack McDuff on the map – and a perfect example of the rougher R&B roots that first emerged in his early work on the Hammond! The session's got a much more down-n-dirty feel than some of McDuff's tighter 60s quartet work – and offers a ... CD
New Ideas
Prestige/OJC, 1961. Used
Compelling early work from trumpeter Don Ellis – and a set that's almost equally great for the presence of Jaki Byard on piano! The work's quite different than some of Ellis' other material – a bit more sharp and stark, and played by a group that includes Byard on piano, Al Francis on ... CD
Prestige, 1946. Used 2 CDs
... CD
Prestige/Fantasy, 1950s/1960s. Used
Includes material from Gene Ammons, George Benson, Rusty Bryant, John Coltrane, Sonny Criss, King Curtis, Tadd Dameron, Eric Dolphy, Coleman Hawkins, Etta Jones, Oliver Nelson, King Pleasure, Roland Kirk, and Sonny Stitt. CD
Walking Down
Prestige/OJC, 1956. Used
A stone classic from the great Bennie Green – working here at a sharp 50s level that easily makes him one of the most hard-edged players in jazz at the time! Bennie's rooted in bop, but has plenty of deeper soulful elements too – a groove that others would expand more in the soul jazz ... CD
Prestige/OJC, 1961. Used
Classic set of European recordings – made by Dolphy in 1961, before the fateful 1964 European tour that would later claim his life. The group features Swedish piano giant Bent Axen, plus a rhythm section that includes Erik Moseholm on bass and Jorn Elniff on drums. Like most Dolphy ... CD
Prestige/OJC, 1964. Used
Part 3 to the Five Spot recordings from Eric Dolphy – issued here as a "memorial" to Booker Little, even though Little was still alive for the recording! The album features especially searing work from Dolphy, and was part of a series of recordings that set a whole new standard for ... CD
Blue Gene
Prestige, 1958. Used
Way more than just an album with Gene Ammons as a leader – and instead, a set that truly earns the "all stars" listed on the cover – thanks to a great array of supporting players, and a very loose, open-ended jam session style that lets everyone get in plenty of solo space! ... CD
At Large
Prestige, 1960s. Used
Some killer soul jazz numbers from tenor giant Willis Jackson – including some tasty tracks from hard to find 60s LPs like Shuckin, Swivel Hips, Neapolitan Nights, In My Solitude, and Really Groovin. There's a total of 15 tracks in all – and most of the numbers have Willis playing in a ... CD
Prestige/OJC, 1961. Used
This is volume 3 of Prestige's set of European recordings by Dolphy, some of the last he would make before he passed away at a very young age. The group features Swedish piano giant Bent Axen, plus a rhythm section that includes Erik Moseholm on bass and Jorn Elniff on drums. Like most Dolphy ... CD
Prestige/OJC, 1957. Used
A seminal session from the team of Miles Davis & John Coltrane – not nearly as "cookin" (at least in a blowing session way) as you might guess from the title, but instead a beautiful example of the lyrically modern explorations the pair created together! Rhythm is by the trio ... CD
 



⇑ Top