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CONTAINS THE TRIO'S COMPLETE STUDIO ALBUM 7 PIECES FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER ON CD!
INCLUDES THE TRIO'S 1959 ROME PERFORMANCE (WITH IMPECCABLE SOUND QUALITY) AS BONUS TRACKS FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER ON ANY EDITION!
Includes 12-page comprehensive booklet!
Jimmy Giuffre, clarinet, tenor & baritone saxes Jim Hall, guitar Red Mitchell (1-7) & Buddy Clark (8-11), bass 1-7: Seven Pieces: Recorded in Los Angeles on February 23, 25 & March 2, 1959. 8-11: Recorded live at the Adriano Theater, Rome, Italy on June 19, 1959.
01 Happy Man 7:23
02 Princess 9:23
03 Song of the Wind 5:55
04 Lovely Willow 4:21
05 The Little Melody 7:07
06 The Story 7:29
07 Time machine 4:41
08 Two Degrees East, Three Degrees West (*) 8:05. (John Lewis)
09 Four Brothers (*) 8:22
10 Princess (*) 4:52
11 Careful (*) 11:19
Total Time: 78:58
(*) Bonus Tracks
All compositions by Jimmy Giuffre unless otherwise indicated.
"In October of 1956 "The J.G. 3" had its first rehearsal at Harry Jones' Studio in Hollywood. The personnel was the same as it is on this record: Jim Hall, guitar; Red Mitchell, bass; and Jimmy Giuffre, clarinet, tenor and baritone. Jim Hall has been with "The J.G. 3" for the past two-and-a-half years. Red Mitchell was not able to continue past that first rehearsal, but was finally captured for 7 Pieces." - Jimmy Giuffre from the original liner notes.