Meets the Jazz Greats: Know Your Jazz
Lone Hill Jazz
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Includes 2 complete albums:
"Know Your Jazz" (1956)
Personnel: Billy Taylor (p), Oscar Pettiford (b) & Kenny Clarke (d), plus special guests Jimmy Cleveland, Donald Byrd, Al Cohn, Charlie Rouse, Gigi Gryce, Tony Scott, Mundell Lowe and others.
Tracks: 1. Indiana, 2. Embraceable You, 3. The Nearness Of You, 4. In A Mellow Tone, 5. If I Love Again, 6. There'll Never Be Another You, 7. Laura, 8. But Not For Me, 9. How About You?, 10. Stella By Starlight, 11. Come Rain Or Come Shine.
Recorded: New York, March 13 & 21, 1956.
"Know Your Jazz" is a rare album devised and organised by Creed Taylor as a way of showing off the most interesting jazz players of the day. All soloists appear alongside the deluxe rhythm section of the Billy Taylor Trio! Issued here on CD for the first time ever!
"My Fair Lady Loves Jazz" (1957)
Personnel: Billy Taylor Trio featuring Gerry Mulligan, Jimmy Cleveland, Ernie Royal, Don Elliot & Ed Thigpen.
Tracks: 12. Show Me, 13. I've Grown Accustomed To Her Face, 14. With A Little Bit Of Luck, 15. The Rain In Spain, 16. Get Me To The Church On Time, 17. Wouldn't It Be Lovely?, 18. I Could Have Danced All Night, 19. On The Street Where You Live.
Recorded: New York, January 8 & 22, 1957.
Total Time: 72:53 mins.