Rare and Unissued 1955-56 Broadcasts
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Presenting 8 previously unissued tracks!
This release contains a number of rare or previously unissued 1955-56 live recordings by the great Gerry Mulligan, most of them backed by his splendid but short-lived sextet with Bob Brookmeyer and Zoot Sims.
Included are two long unavailable radio broadcasts from the Basin Street Club in New York in 1955, and three previously unissued TV performances taped in Milano and New York in 1956 (the last two in a quartet format).
As a bonus, Mulligan’s participation on the Second Timex Jazz TV Show, which appears here on CD for the first time ever.
GERRY MULLIGAN (bs), BOB BROOKMEYER (v-tb), ZOOT SIMS (ts), JOHN EARDLEY (tp), PECK MORRISON (b), DAVE BAILEY (d).
Recorded live at Basin Street Club, New York, October 1955 (tracks 1-4), December 3, 1955 (tracks 5-9) & RAI TV broadcast from Teatro della Fiera, Milan, Italy, February 25, 1956 (tracks 10-12).
GERRY MULLIGAN,(bs & piano on #10), BOB BROOKMEYER (v-tb),
BILL CROW (b). DAVE BAILEY(d)
CBS ‘Camera 3’ TV Show, New York, July 29, 1956 [13-15] & unidentified TV show, August 1956 .
** Bonus track:
Gerry Mulligan (bs), Art Farmer (tp), Henry Grimes (b), Dave Bailey (d).
Second Timex All Star Jazz Show, CBS TV program, New York, April 30, 1958.
Tracks: 1. Apple Core (incomplete), 2. Moonlight in Vermont, 3. Nights at the Turtable, 4. Broadway, 5.Utter Chaos (theme)*, 6. The Red Door, 7. Soft Shoe, 8. Makin’ Whoopee, 9. Bernie’s Tune , 10. Intro into Bernie’s Tune *, 11. Walkin’ Shoes*, 12. Ontet*, 13. Line For Lyons (incomplete)*, 14. My Funny Valentine*, 15.Five Brothers*, 16. Line For Lyons *, 17. Utter Chaos into Bernie’s Tune  **
Total Time: 71:52
** Bonus track