And Jazz Messengers - Jazz Messengers!!! + Mosaic
Essential Jazz Classics
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2 LPs ON 1 CD
This release contains two complete original albums by Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers: Jazz Messengers!!!!! (Impulse AS-7), and Mosaic (Blue Note BST84090). While both LPs were recorded during the course of the same year, they present slightly different formations of the group, with Lee Morgan and Freddie Hubbard alternating on trumpet, and Bobby Timmons and Cedar Walton switching off on piano. Blakey, trombonist Curtis Fuller, tenor saxophonist Wayne Shorter and bassist Jymie Merritt play on both albums.
ART BLAKEY, drums & leader
WAYNE SHORTER, tenor sax
CURTIS FULLER, trombone
JYMIE MERRITT, bass
On all tracks, plus:
[1-6]: Jazz Messengers!!!!! 4 1/2 Stars DownBeat Magazine - 4 1/2 Stars all Music Guide
LEE MORGAN, trumpet, BOBBY TIMMONS, piano
New York, June 13 & 14, 1961.
Original sessions produced by Bob Thiele.
[7-11]: Mosaic 4 Stars Penguin Guide to Jazz - 4 Stars All Music Guide
FREDDIE HUBBARD, trumpet, CEDAR WALTON, piano
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, October 2, 1961.
Original session recorded by Rudy Van Gelder & produced by Alfred Lion.
01 Alamode [À La Mode]
04 You Don’t Know What Love Is
05 I Hear A Rhapsody
06 Gee Baby, Ain’t I Good To You
08 Down Under
09 Children Of The Night
Total Time: 78:23