140: A History of Blue Note, part 2

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Summary: To celebrate the 70th anniversary of Blue Note Records we present the second in a series of shows tracing the history of jazz's greatest label featuring Herbie Hancock, Horace Silver, Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers, Donald Byrd, Dexter Gordon, Jackie McLean, Jimmy Smith, Grant Green, Freddie Hubbard, Hank Mobley, Ike Quebec, Lou Donaldson, Dizzy Reece, Art Taylor and Freddie Redd with Wynton Kelly, Wayne Shorter, Stanley Turrentine, McCoy Tyner, Junior Cook, Curtis Fuller, Blue Mitchell, Cedar Walton, Duke Pearson, Horace Parlan, Tina Brooks, Walter Davis, Jr., Baby Face Willette, Paul Chambers, Reggie Workman, Jymie Merritt, Gene Taylor, Butch Warren ,Herbie Lewis, George Tucker, Billy Higgins, Joe Harris, Donald Bailey, Dave Bailey, Al Harewood, Ben Dixon, Lex Humphries, Louis Hayes and Philly Joe Jones Photo: Dexter Gordon All titles issued on Blue Note [] Dizzy Reece- Groovesville (Star Bright, BLP 4023 and BST 84023, recorded November 19, 1959) Reece- tp; Hank Mobley- ts; Wynton Kelly- p; Paul Chambers- b; Art Taylor- d [] Hank Mobley- If I Should Lose You (Soul Station, BLP 4031 and BST 84031, recorded February 7, 1960) Mobley- ts; Wynton Kelly- p; Paul Chambers- b; Art Blakey- d [] Jimmy Smith- Minor Chant (Back at the Chicken Shack, BLP 4117 and BST 84117, recorded April 25, 1960) Stanley Turrentine- ts; Smith- org; Donald Bailey- d [] Donald Byrd- Bo (Byrd in Flight, BLP 4048 and BST 84048, recorded July 10, 1960) Byrd- tp; Jackie McLean- as; Duke Pearson- p; Reggie Workman- b; Lex Humphries- d [] Art Taylor- Cookoo and Fungi (A.T.'s Delight, BLP 4047 and BST 84047, recorded August 6, 1960) Stanley Turrentine- ts; Wynton Kelly- p; Paul Chambers- b; Taylor- d; Patato Valdes- cga [] Freddie Redd- Blues-Blues-Blues (Shades of Redd, BLP 4045 and BST 84045, recorded August 13, 1960) Jackie McLean- as; Tina Brooks- ts; Redd- p; Paul Chambers- b; Louis Hayes- d [] Lou Donaldson- A Foggy Day (Here 'Tis, BLP 4066 and BST 84066, recorded January 23, 1961) Donaldson- as; Grant Green- g; Baby Face Willette- org; Dave Bailey- d [] Grant Green- Miss Ann's Tempo (Grant's First Stand, BLP 4064 and BST 84064, recorded January 28, 1961) Green- g; Baby Face Willette- org; Ben Dixon- d [] Dexter Gordon- It's You or No One (Doin' Allright, BLP 4077 and BST 84077, recorded May 6, 1961) Freddie Hubbard- tp; Gordon- ts; Horace Parlan- p; George Tucker- b; Al Harewood- d [] Freddie Hubbard- Birdlike (Ready for Freddie, BLP 4085 and BST 84085, recorded August 21, 1961) Hubbard- tp; Wayne Shorter- ts; Bernard McKinney- euph; McCoy Tyner- p; Art Davis- b; Elvin Jones- d [] Ike Quebec- Minor Impulse (Blue and Sentimental, BLP 4098 and BST 84098, recorded December 16, 1961) Quebec- ts; Grant Green- g; Paul Chambers- b; Philly Joe Jones- d [] Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers- Backstage Sally (Buhaina's Delight, BLP 4104 and BST 84104, recorded December 18, 1961) Freddie Hubbard- tp; Wayne Shorter- ts; Curtis Fuller- tb; Cedar Walton- p; Jymie Merritt- b; Blakey- d [] Jackie McLean- Omega (Let Freedom Ring, Blue Note BLP 4106 and BST 84106, recorded March 19, 1962) McLean- as; Walter Davis Jr.- p; Herbie Lewis- b; Billy Higgins- d; [] Herbie Hancock- Three Bags Full (Takin' Off, BLP 4109 and BST 84109, recorded May 28, 1962) Freddie Hubbard- tp; Dexter Gordon- ts; Hancock- p; Butch Warren- b; Billy Higgins- d [] Horace Silver- The Tokyo Blues (The Tokyo Blues, BLP 4110 and BST 84110, recorded July 13, 1962) Blue Mitchell- tp; Junior Cook- ts; Silver- p; Gene Taylor- b; Joe Harris- d [] This podcast is made possible with your PayPal contributions. Please use the link below to contribu te, or visit illasounds.podomatic.com and look for the Paypal button in the right hand column. Thank you. Click the green arrow below to stream the show(continued)