Joe Harriott

Southern Horizons (889397001469)

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Southern Horizons

Joe Harriott

Down at Dawn

889397001469

LPS 163231

889397001469

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This is Harriott on the verge of the free form/abstract period, but here, still anchored in the hard bop mode. This is stylish, elegant, tight, swinging; whatever label of appreciation you want to attach to it, this is still fresh music creation. This record sticks to the quintet line-up of sax, trumpet, piano, bass and drums (as on Movement), but with the added pizzazz of a superb bongos player on a couple of tracks, just to heighten the sense of hepness to the proceedings. Partly original compositions, partly covers (including a dynamic take on Caravan), this was Harriott's first long-playing record as a leader.

PERSONNEL:

  • Joe Harriott - alto saxophone
  • Coleridge Goode - bass
  • Frank Holder - bongos
  • Bobby Orr - drums
  • Harry South - piano
  • Hank Shaw - trumpet
  • Shake Keane - trumpet, flugelhorn

Recorded in London, May 5, 1959 and April 8 & 21, 1960

TRACKS:

  • SIDE A
  • A1. Still Goofin'
  • A2. Count Twelve
  • A3. Senor Blues
  • A4. Southern Horizons
  • A5. Jumpin' With Joe
  • SIDE B
  • B1. Liggin'
  • B2. Caravan
  • B3. You Go To My Head
  • B4. Tuesday Morning Swing