Gigi Gryce

Quintet 1960 - 1961 (FSRCD 697)

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Quintet 1960 - 1961

Gigi Gryce

Fresh Sound Records

8427328606974

ABS 133185

FSRCD 697

JAZZ

2

Quintet 1960 - 1961

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CD 15,69 €

Tracklisting:

CD 1
01. Leila’s Blues (Gigi Gryce) 6:47
02. Blues in the Jungle (Gigi Gryce) 6:18
03. Down Home (Curtis Fuller) 8:19
04. Back Breaker (Gigi Gryce) 6:07
05. Let Me Know (Jones) 4:43
06. Jones Bones (Jones) 7:10
07. Summertime
(Gershwin-Gershwin-Heyward) 8:03
08. Lover Man (Davis-Ramirez-Sherman) 5:36
09. Minority (Gigi Gryce) 6:32
10. Don’t Worry ‘Bout Me (Bloom-Koehler) 7:42
11. Frankie and Johnny (trad.) 7:33
12. Nica’s Tempo (Gigi Gryce) 4:04

CD 2
01. Blues in Bloom (Mapp) 7:42
02. Boxer’s Blues (Gigi Gryce) 6:54
03. Strange Feeling (Finch) 7:44
04. The Rat Race Blues (Gigi Gryce) 6:32
05. Monday Through Sunday (Mapp) 11:07
06. Blue Lights (Gigi Gryce) 3:23
07. Gee Blues Gee (Randy Weston) 3:21
08. Dearly Beloved (Kern-Mercer) 4:19
09. Caravan (Tizol-Ellington-Mills) 4:23
10. Reminiscing (Gigi Gryce) 3:58
11. Yesterdays (J.Kern-O.Harbach) 4:43
12. Take the “A” Train (Billy Strayhorn) 3:35
13. A Night in Tunisia (Gillespie-Paparelli) 5:10

Original sources:

CD-1, tracks #1-6 from the 12" album
“Saying Somethin’!” (New Jazz LP 8230)
CD-1, tracks #7-12 from the 12" album
“The Hap’nin’s” (New Jazz LP 8246)
CD-2, tracks #1-5 from the 12" album
“The Rat Race Blues” (New Jazz LP 8262)
CD-2, tracks #6-13 from the 12" album
“Reminiscin’” (Mercury SR 60628)



Personnel on "Saying Somethin'!":
Richard Williams (trumpet); Gigi Gryce (alto sax); Richard Wyands (piano); Reggie Workman (bass); Mickey Roker (drums).

Englewood Cliffs, NJ, on March 11, 1960



Personnel on "The Hap’nin’s”:
Same personnel except Julian Euell, bass, replaces Reggie Workman.

Englewood Cliffs, NJ, on May 3, 1960



Personnel on "The Rat Race Blues":
Same personnel as previous session.

Englewood Cliffs, NJ, on June 7, 1960



Personnel on "Reminiscin'":
Gigi Gryce Quintet (CD-2, #6,7,8)
Richard Williams (trumpet); Gigi Gryce (alto sax); Richard Wyands (piano); Julian Euell (bass); Walter Perkins (drums).

Recorded in New York City, January, 1961

Gigi Gryce Orch-Tette (CD-2, #9,10,11,12)
Richard Williams (trumpet); Gigi Gryce (alto sax); Richard Wyands (piano); Eddie Costa (vibraphone); George Duvivier (bass); Bobby Thomas (drums).

Same location & date as #6-8.

Track #13: Richard Williams (trumpet); Gigi Gryce (alto sax); Richard Wyands (piano); Eddie Costa (vibraphone); Reggie Workman (bass); Walter Perkins (drums).

Same location & date #6-12.



New Jazz sessions supervised by Esmond Edwards.
Engineered by Rudy Van Gelder.
Original art by Esmond Edwards & Don Schlitten

Mercury recording session directed by Hal Mooney.
Sound engineer: Bob Arnold.