Coleman Hawkins

Session at Midnight + Session at Riverside (EJC 11440)

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Session at Midnight + Session at Riverside

Coleman Hawkins

Essential Jazz Classics

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EJC 161050

EJC 11440

JAZZ

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3-PANEL DIGIPACK EDITION

LIMITED EDITION

INCLUDES 1 BONUS TRACK

Presented here in their entireties are two fantastic albums in the swing jam session style, Session at Midnight: Jazz Reunion at Melrose (Capitol T-707) and Session at Riverside (Capitol T-761). Both showcase first-rate names, such as Coleman Hawkins, Harry “Sweets” Edison, Benny Carter, Willie Smith, Charlie Shavers, Plas Johnson, and Babe Russin, playing well-known standards along with originals created at the sessions as the base for splendid improvisations. A blues track also featuring Hawkins and Shavers has been added as a bonus.

PERSONNEL:

  • [1-6]: SESSION AT MIDNIGHT: JAZZ REUNION AT MELROSE
  • Harry “Sweets” Edison, Shorty Sherock (tp); Benny Carter (as, tp)t; Willie Smith (as); Plas Johnson, Babe Russin (ts); Murray McEachern (tb, as); Gus Bivona (cl)t; Jimmy Rowles (p); Al Hendrickson (g); Mike Rubin (b); Irv Cottler (d).
  • Capitol Melrose Studio, Los Angeles, December 2, 1955.
  • [7-12]: SESSION AT RIVERSIDE
  • Coleman Hawkins, Jerry Jerome (ts); Earle Warren (as); Charlie Shavers, Billy Butterfield (tp); Urbie Green, Lou McGarity (tb); Peanuts Hucko (cl); Lou Stein (p); Art Ryerson (g); Milt Hinton, Arvell Shaw (b); Osie Johnson (d).
  • Riverside Plaza Ballroom, New York, May 25-26, 1956.
  • (*) BONUS TRACKS: Coleman Hawkins (ts), Charlie Shavers (tp), Ray Bryant (p), Tiny Grimes (g), George Duvivier (b), Osie Johnson (d). Hackensack, New Jersey, April 3, 1959.

TRACKS:

  • 01. Moten Swing
  • 02. Making the Scene
  • 03. Sweet Georgia Brown
  • 04. Blue Lou
  • 05. Stompin’ at the Savoy
  • 06. Session at Midnight
  • 07. I Want to Be Happy
  • 08. Broadway
  • 09. Session at Riverside
  • 10. Undecided
  • 11. Out of Nowhere
  • 12. Escape Hatch
  • 13. Stealin’ the Bean (*)
  • TOTAL TIME: 73:39 min.