Complete Capitol Recordins 1954-55
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Full personnel: Jimmy Giuffre (cl, ts, bars), Jack Sheldon (tp), Shorty Rogers (flgh), Bob Enevoldsen (vtb, b), Bud Shank (as), Russ Freeman (p), Curtis Counce, Ralph Peña (b), Shelly Manne, Artie Anton (d).
Jimmy Giuffre set forth with these sessions a bold new form for improvised music. In all, it was touted by many influential figures as one of the most stimulating contributions to first-rate modern jazz literature. In these, his first recordings as a leader, Giuffre shows fine versatility, a communicative emotion and the ability to swing that made him a respected soloist on tenor, baritone and clarinet.
This new release features the recordings originally published as:
1. "Jimmy Giuffre" (Capitol, LP)
2."Tangents in Jazz"(Capitol,LP)
1. Do It!, 2. All For You, 3. I Only Have Eyes For You, 4. Four Brothers, 5. Sultana, 6. Nutty Pine, 7. Wrought Of Iron, 8. Someone To Watch Over Me, 9. A Ring-Tail Monkey, 10. Iranic, 11. Scintilla One, 12. Finger Snapper, 13. Lazy Tones, 14. Scintilla Two, 15. Chirpin' Time 16. This Is My Beloved, 17. The Leprechaun, 18. Scintilla Three, 19. Rethoric, 20. Scintilla Four.
Recorded in Hollywood, February 19, 1954 (#1-3), April 15, 1954 (#4-7), January 31 (#8-9) and June 6, 7 & 10 (#11-20), 1955.