4 1/2 STARS DOWN BEAT MAGAZINE: original review: At Basin Street
“Clifford Brown and Max Roach at Basin Street reemphasizes the loss jazz suffered when Clifford and Richie Powell died. Energetic, full-bodied jazz, this, and thoroughly recommended.” (John A. Tynan)
CLIFFORD BROWN, trumpet
SONNY ROLLINS, tenor sax
RICHIE POWELL, piano
GEORGE MORROW, bass
MAX ROACH, drums
A4, B1 & B4: New York, January 4, 1956.
A1-A3, B2, B3 & B5: New York, February 16, 1956.
1 What Is This Thing Called Love? (Cole Porter) 7:33
2 Love Is a Many Splendored Thing
(Sammy Fain-Paul Francis Webster) 4:17
3 I’ll Remember April
(Gene DePaul-Patricia Johnston-Don Raye) 9:13
4 Step Lightly (Junior’s Arrival) (Benny Golson) 3:33*
1 Powell’s Prances (Richie Powell) 3:28
2 Time (Richie Powell) 5:03
3 The Scene Is Clean (Tadd Dameron) 6:05
4 Gertrude’s Bounce (Richie Powell) 4:09
5 Flossie Lou (Tadd Dameron) 3:55 *
* BONUS TRACKS:
From the same sessions. Not included on the original LP.