Art Blakey

Pisces (4569943)

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Pisces

Art Blakey

Solar Records

8436542014724

SOL 139896

4569943

JAZZ

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CD 4,12 €

LIMITED EDITION COLLECTOR'S ITEM

INCLUDES 6 BONUS TRACKS

This release contains Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers’ complete original album Pisces (Blue Note GXF 3060), which appears here for the first time ever on a single CD. It features an amazing lineup, with the leader on drums, Lee Morgan on trumpet, Curtis Fuller on trombone, Wayne Shorter on tenor sax, Cedar Walton and Bobby Timmons alternating on piano, and Jymmie Merritt and Reggie Workman alternating on bass. As a bonus, an alternate versions of “Ping Pong” and “United” (recorded six days after the takes included on Pisces), as well as three songs which complete that session.

PERSONNEL:

  • ART BLAKEY drums & leader
  • LEE MORGAN trumpet
  • WAYNE SHORTER tenor sax
  • BOBBY TIMMONS piano
  • JYMIE MERRITT bass
  • (*) BONUS TRACKS: From the same sessions but not included on the original LP.
  • [8-9] WALTER DAVIS, Jr. (piano) replaces Timmons.
  • [6] CEDAR WALTON (piano) replaces Timmons
  • & REGGIE WORKMAN (bass) replaces Merritt.
  • CURTIS FULLER (tb) added.

Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, February 12-18 & May 27, 1961.

TRACKS:

  • 01 United
  • 02 Ping Pong
  • 03 Pisces
  • 04 Uptight
  • 05 Blue Ching
  • 06 It’s A Long Way Down
  • 07 Ping Pong [A.T] (*)
  • 08 United [Alternate Version] (*)
  • 09 Roots And Herbs (*)
  • 10 Look At The Birdie (*)
  • 11 Master Mind (*)
  • 12 Petty Larceny (*)
  • TOTAL TIME: 78:38 Min.