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Presented here is the complete LP All the Cats Join In (Columbia CL-882), which was arguably the best of those Jam Session albums. “After hours”, a song from the same sessions that wasn’t included on the original LP, plus two jam session tracks featuring Woody Herman (originally issued on the 10” LP How Hi the Fi + Blue Moon (Columbia CL-6326), have been added here as a bonus.
- BUCK CLAYTON, trumpet on all tracks, plus:
- COLLECTIVE PERSONNEL
- Ruby Braff (cornet), Joe Newman, Billy Butterfield (tp),
- J.C. Higginbotham, Urbie Green (tb), Coleman Hawkins, Julian Dash (ts),
- Kenny Kersey, Sir Charles Thompson (p), Freddie Green, Steve Jordan (g),
- Milt Hinton, Walter Page (b), Jo Jones, Bobby Donaldson (d),
- Jimmy Rushing (vcl on 3), among others.
New York, 1953-56.
(*) BONUS TRACKS:
- : From the same sessions, but not included on the original LP.
- [7-8]: Woody Herman (cl), Joe Thomas (tp), Urbie Green, Trummy Young (tb),.
- Lem Davis (as), Al Cohn, Julian Dash (ts), Jimmy Jones (p, celeste),.
- Steve Jordan (g), Walter Page (b), Jo Jones (d).
- New York, March 31, 1954.
- 01 All the Cats Join In
- 02 Out of Nowhere
- 03 Don’t You Miss Your Baby
- 04 Lean Baby
- 05 Blue Lou
- 06 After Hours (*)
- 07 How Hi the Fi (*)
- 08 Blue Moon (*)