5 STARS DOWNBEAT MAGAZINE (1957)
"This is the sort of album which makes reviewing by the star system difficult. There should be some exceptional merit badge for this sort of things - five stars plus or too good to rate"." - Ralph J. Gleason on Plenty, Plenty Soul, Down Beat 1957
This release contains Milt Jackson's complete album Plenty, Plenty Soul, plus two of the three sessions from his LP Ballads & Blues, included here in their entirety.
MILT JACKSON (vibraphone) on all tracks, with:
(1-7): Plenty, Plenty Soul:
(1-3): Joe Newman (tp), Jimmy Cleveland (tb), Julian "Cannonball" Adderley (as),
Frank Foster (ts), Sahib Shihab (bar), Horace Silver (p), Percy Heath (b),
Art Blakey (d), Quincy Jones (arr).
Recorded in New York, January 7, 1957.
(4-7): Joe Newman (tp), Lucky Thompson (ts), Oscar Pettiford (b)
Connie Kay (d), Quincy Jones (arr).
New York, January 5, 1957.
(8-10): Sessions from Ballads & Blues:
Lucky Thompson (ts), John Lewis (p), Skeeter Best (g),
Oscar Pettiford (b), Kenny Clarke (d).
New York, January 17, 1956.
(11-13): Barney Kessel (g), Percy Heath (b), Lawrence Marable (d).
Los Angeles, February 14, 1956. Total Time: 72:05 mins.
01. Plenty, Plenty Soul
02. Boogity Boogity
05. The Spirit-Feel
06. Ignunt Oil
07. Blues at Twilight
08. Hello (*)
09. Bright Blues (*)
10. How High the Moon (*)
11. The Song Is Ended (*)
12. Gerry's Blues (*)
13. These Foolish Things (*)
Total Time: 72:05