This release contains the complete Urbie Green and Jimmy Raney collective small band discography, as well as a rare collector's item: the fabulous 10" LP Urbie Green and His Band, which was only previously available at auctions at exorbitant prices
(1-9), (17 & 18): Blues and Other Shades of Green(1955) URBIE GREEN (tb), JIMMY RANEY (g) DAVE McKENNA (p) PERCY HEATH (b)
& KENNY CLARKE (d) K(d).
Track 5 is a valve-trombone and piano duet
17 & 18 are solo piano recordings by Dave Mc- Kenna.
Recorded in New York, Oct 12, 1955.
(10-12) Vinnie Burke All Stars (1956) URBIE GREEN (tb) JIMMY RANEY (g) AL COHN (ts) EDDIE COSTA (p) VINNIE BURKE (b)
& JOE MORELLO (d).
Recorded in New York, August 20, 1956.
(13-16) Urbie Green and His Band (1954) URBIE GREEN (tb) RUBY BRAFF (tp) MED FLORY (as) FRANK WESS (ts, fl ), SIR CHARLES THOMPSON (p) FREDDIE GREEN (g) AARON BELL (b)
& BOBBY DONALDSON (d).
Recorded in New York, August 17, 1954.
01. Reminiscent Blues
02. Thou Swell
03. You Are Too Beautiful
05. Frankie And Johnny
06. One For Dee
07. Am I Blue?
08. Dirty Dan
09. It's Too Late No
10. I'm Getting Sentimental Over You
11. Lulu's Back In Town
12. Blue Jeans
13. Old Time Modern
14. I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good)
15. Lullaby Of Birdland
16. Med's Tune
17. Warm Valley
18. Limehouse Blues.
Total time: 72:06 mins.