Dodo Marmarosa

On The Coast - 1945-47 and 1952 (UPCD27.89/27.90)

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On The Coast - 1945-47 and 1952

Dodo Marmarosa

Uptown

798576592721

UTR 156169

UPCD27.89/27.90

JAZZ

2

CD 19,99 €

2-CD SET

Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (a city that also saw the birth of another jazz piano great, Erroll Garner) Michael "Dodo" Marmarosa (1925-2002) counted among the most creative pianists of his generation, with a style that combined swing and bebop with innovative harmonies similar to those that characterized the playing of Lennie Tristano. Now mostly forgotten, Marmarosa played and recorded with such masters as Tommy Dorsey, Gene Krupa, Artie Shaw, Charlie Parker, Howard MacGhee, and Lester Young.

This new 2CD Uptown label set, however, showcases him mostly in quartet (with Lucky Thompson on tenor sax), trio, and even solo formats. CD1 comprises various rarely head broadcasts, while CD2 is devoted to rare studio sides made for such obscure labels as Atomic and Down Beat.

Sound quality is adequate for the period, and Marmarosa is heard at the full of his capacities. The CD comes accompanied with an outstanding 40-page booklet, full of information and rare photos.

COLLECTIVE PERSONNEL:

BOYD RAEBURN ALL-STARS:

  • RAY LINN, trumpet
  • BRITT WOODMAN, trombone
  • ELI "LUCKY" THOMPSON, tenor sax
  • DODO MARMOROSA, piano
  • HARRY BABASIN, bass
  • JACKIE MILLS. drums

VIVIEN GARRY TRIO:

  • VIVIEN GARRY, bass
  • ARV GARRINSON, guitar
  • WINI BEATTY, piano

LUCKY THOMPSON QUARTET:

  • LUCKY THOMPSON, tenor sax
  • DODO MARMAROSA, piano
  • HARRY BABASIN, bass
  • JACKIE MILLS, drums

DODO MARMAROSA QUARTET:

  • LUCKY THOMPSON, tenor sax
  • DODO MARMAROSA, piano
  • RAY BROWN, bass
  • JACKIE MILLS, drums

LYLE GRIFFIN AND HIS ORCHESTRA:

  • AL KILLIAN, trumpet
  • LYLE GRIFFFIN, trombone
  • LUCKY THOMPSON. tenor sax
  • HAL McKUSICK, alto sax
  • CEE-PEE JOHNSON, tom-tom

BARNEY KESSEL ALL- STARS:

  • HERBIE STEWARD, tenor sax
  • JOHNNY WHITE, vibes
  • BARNEY KESSEL, guitar
  • MORRIS RAYMAN, bass
  • LOUIS FROMM. drums

JUST JAZZ ALL STARS:

  • HOWARD McGHEE, trumpet
  • HERBIE STEWARD, tenor sax
  • ARNOLD FISHKIN, bass
  • JACKIE MILLS, drums
  • WOODY HERMAN, clarinet

LIGHTHOUSE ALL STARS:

  • SHORTY ROGERS, trumpet
  • MILT BERNHART, trombone
  • JIMMY GIUFFRE, tenor sax
  • BOB COOPER, tenor sax
  • HOWARD RUMSEY, bass
  • LARRY BUNKER, drums

CD ONE

  • 01. Perdido
  • 02. Talking
  • 03. Blues
  • 04. Talking
  • 05. Rockin' Chair
  • 06. Alking, The Man I Love (Intro Only)
  • 07. Ow High The Moon
  • 08. Intro
  • 09. How High The Moon
  • 10. Body And Soul
  • 11. Rip Van Winkle
  • 12. What Is This Thing Called Love?
  • 13. Sign - Off
  • 14. Into
  • 15. Deep Purple
  • 16. Tea For Two
  • 17. How High The Moon
  • 18. I Surrender Dear
  • 19. Raindrops
  • 20. I'Ve Got News For You
  • 21. Dodo'S Bounce
  • 22. Dodo'S Lament
  • 23. Slam'S Mishap
  • 24. Scuffle That Ruff
  • 25. Smooth Sailing
  • 26. Commercial Eyes
  • 27. Black And Blue
  • 28. Flight Of The Vout Bug

CD TWO

  • 01. Mellow Mood
  • 02. Dodo'S Blue
  • 03. Opus #5
  • 04. You Thrill Me So
  • 05. Compadoo
  • 06. I'M In Love
  • 07. Cosmo Street
  • 08. Lover Come Back To Me
  • 09. Raindrops
  • 10. Smoke Gets In Your Eyes
  • 11. Dodo'S Bounce
  • 12. Escape
  • 13. Escape
  • 14. Atom Buster
  • 15. What Is This Thing Called Love?
  • 16. The Man I Love
  • 17. Slick Chick
  • 18. The Great Lie
  • 19. Rose Room
  • 20. Jumpinn' with Symphony Sid
  • 21. Flight of the Vout Bug