Reunion in Hi-Fi: the Complete Sessions
Lone Hill Jazz
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This release contains Coleman Hawkins and Henry “Red” Allen’s complete 1950s studio recordings, including three rarely heard complete original albums plus their only two tunes from the LP of various artists, The Sound of Jazz. Prior to the March 21, 1957 session, Hawkins and Allen’s previous recording together had been in 1934, and no other collaborations between the two musicians are known to exist after 1958.
Coleman Hawkins (ts), Henry “Red” Allen (tp), on all tracks, plus:
CD 1: Ride, Red, Ride in Hi-Fi (originally RCA Victor): J.C. Higginbotham (tb), Buster Bailey (cl), Marty Napoleon (p), Everett Barksdale (g), Lloyd Trotman (b), Cozy Cole (d). New York, March 21, March 27 & April 10, 1957.
CD 2: [1-7] Warhorses / Dixieland Jamfest (originally Soundcraft Tapes /Jass) : J.C. Higginbotham (tb), Sol Yaged (cl), Lou Stein (p), Milt Hinton (b), Cozy Cole (d), Dewey Bregman (arr). New York, December 16, 1957.
[8-14] Hight Standards / Sweet Moods of Jazz (originally Soundcraft Tapes /Jass) : Earl Warren (cl, as), Marty Napoleon (p), Chubby Jackson (b), George Wettling (d), Larry Clinton (arr). New York, August 7, 1958.
[15-16] The Sound of Jazz (originally Phoenix): Rex Stewart (ct), Vic Dickenson (tb), Pee Wee Russell (cl), Nat Pierce (p), Danny Barker (g), Milt Hinton (b), Jo Jones (d). New York, December 5, 1957.
CD 1: 1. Love Is Just Around The Corner, 2. Let Me Miss You, Baby, 3. Ride, Red, Ride, 4. I Cover The Waterfront, 5.‘S Wonderful, 6. St. James Infirmary, 7. Algiers Bounce, 8. Love Me Or Leave Me, 9. I’ve Got The World On A String, 10. Ain’t She Sweet, 11. Sweet Lorraine.
Total time: 61:20
CD 2: 1. Battle Hymn Of The Republic, 2. Frankie And Johnny, 3. When The Saints Go Marchin’ In, 4. South, 5. Won’t You Come Home, 6. The Blues, 7. Maryland, My Maryland, 8. Stormy Weather, 9. Mean To Me, 10. The Lonesome Road, 11. Sleepy Time Gal, 12. Summertime, 13. All Of Me, 14. Tea For Two, 15. Wild Man Blues, 16. Rosetta.
Total Time: 68:42