The complete original album The Soul of Toots Thielemans (Signature SM6006). It features the celebrated Belgian harmonica and guitar player in a quartet format with the brothers Ray Bryant on piano and Tommy Bryant on bass, plus Oliver Jackson on drums.
As a bonus, two quartet sessions by Thielemans in their entirety. The first completes all of his recordings with Ray Bryant, while the second features the great Hank Jones on piano in his only quartet date ever with Toots.
TOOTS THIELEMANS harmonica, electric guitar & whistling
RAY BRYANT piano
TOMMY BRYANT bass
OLIVER JACKSON drums
New York, October / November 1959.
BONUS TRACKS (10-17): TOOTS THIELEMANS QUARTET
10-13: TOOTS THIELEMANS (harmonica), RAY BRYANT (piano),
WENDELL MARSHALL (bass), BILL CLARK (drums). New York, April 1955.
14-17: TOOTS THIELEMANS (harmonica), HANK JONES (piano),
DOUG WATKINS (bass), ART TAYLOR (drums).
New York, January 22, 1958.
INCLUDES 12-PAGE BOOKLET
01 YOU ARE MY SUNSHINE 5:17
02 NUAGES 5:22
03 FIVE O’CLOCK WHISTLE 4:35
04 SOUL 4:56
05 LONESOME ROAD 4:21
06 MISTY 2:57
07 CONFIRMATION 6:32
08 LES ENFANTS S’ENNUIENT LE DIMANCHE 4:53
09 BROTHER JOHN 2:12
10 DON’T BE THAT WAY 4:39*
11 SCOTCH ON THE ROCKS 2:50*
12 DIGA DIGA DOO 4:31*
13 SONNY BOY 4:22*
14 IN A SENTIMENTAL MOOD 3:17*
15 COOL AND EASY 2:57*
16 TANGERINE 2:40*
17 CAN’T HELP LOVIN’ DAT MAN 3:03*
Total Time: 69:27