2LPs ON 1 CD
Where were you at 8:10 p.m. on May 16, 1958? If you were in New York, you should have been at Town Hall for the Down Beat Jazz Concert because that was the scene of the action that night. This concert turned out that way. Personnel:
[1,4,6 & 12] MANNY ALBAM AND HIS JAZZ GREATS:
Bernie Glow, Nick Travis, Ernie Royal (tp), Frank Rehak, Jim Dahl (tb)
Tommy Mitchell (b-tb), Gene Quill (as), Jerome Richardson (fl, ts)
Al Cohn (ts), Pepper Adams (bs), Dick Katz (p), Milt Hinton (b)
Osie Johnson (d).
Hal McKusick (bcl), Georgie Auld (ts), Paul Horn (as), Steve Allen (p).
[2 & 7] TONY SCOTT QUINTET:
Tony Scott (cl, bs), Jimmy Knepper (tb), Kenny Burrell (g)
Sam Jones (b), Paul Motian (d).
[3 & 7] DON ELLIOTT QUINTET:
Don Elliott (vcl, tp, vb, mellophone), Hal McKusick (bcl),
Bob Corwin (p), Doug Watkins (b), Nick Stabulas (d).[5 & 9] PAUL HORN QUARTET:
Paul Horn (fl), Dick Katz (p), Don Bagley (b), Osie Johnson (d).[8 & 11] STEVE ALLEN TRIO & QUARTET:
Steve Allen (p), Milt Hinton (b), Osie Johnson (d).
Georgie Auld (ts added on # 8).
01. A Little Eye Opener
02. Blues for an African Friend
03. When Your Lover Has Gone
04. My Funny Valentine
05. Willow Weep for Me
06. Blues Over Easy
07. Scrapple from the Apple
08. Rose Room
09. Give Me the Simple Life
10. Dougy’s Buggy
11. Fast Thing in C
12. Blues Over Easy