Lee Morgan

The Sidewinder (JP Import - Ultimate HQ CD) (4988031393017)

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The Sidewinder (JP Import - Ultimate HQ CD)

Lee Morgan

Blue Note

4988031393017

GEN 167927

4988031393017

JAZZ

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SACD 32,21 €

Japanese Ultra-High Quality CD

5 STARS ALL MUSIC GUIDE

Lee Morgan’s magnum opus The Sidewinder—recorded in 1963 and release in 1964—was both a comeback and a coronation. The prodigious trumpeter had debuted on Blue Note in 1956 at the age of 18, but personal problems in the early-60s forced him off the scene temporarily. His rebound recording turned out to be The Sidewinder, an assured and energetic set of 5 indelible Morgan originals featuring tenor saxophonist Joe Henderson, pianist Barry Harris, bassist Bob Cranshaw, and drummer Billy Higgins. The album became his biggest commercial success fueled by the irrepressible title track.

PERSONNEL:

  • Lee Morgan (trumpet)
  • Joe Henderson (tenor sax)
  • Barry Harris (piano)
  • Bob Cranshaw (bass)
  • Billy Higgins (drums)

Recorded December 21, 1963

TRACKS:

  • 01. The Sidewinder
  • 02. Totem Pole
  • 03. Gary's Notebook
  • 04. Boy, What A Night
  • 05. Hocus-Pocus