Mary Lou Williams

And the Trumpet Giants (LHJ 10109)

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And the Trumpet Giants

Mary Lou Williams

Lone Hill Jazz


LHJ 110938

LHJ 10109



And the Trumpet Giants

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CD 8,22 €

This unique release includes the sole collaboration of three jazz giants,

pianist Mary Lou Williams
and trumpet virtuosos Dizzy Gillespie
and Bobby Hackett.

Recorded at the Press Club in New York on January 31, 1971, the band performs an array of classic standards with wit and grace.

Veteran bassist George Duvivier and drummer Grady Tate round out this enigmatic group.

This edition also boasts two extended bonus tracks of Dizzy Gillespie and Roy Eldridge recorded at Berlin's Sportpalast on February 10, 1955.

Never Previously Edited on One Release

Over 25 Minutes of Bonus Tracks!

Total Time: 73:30

Love For Sale / Autumn Leaves / Caravan / Jitterbug Waltz / Willow, Weep For Me / Birks’ Works / My Man Ballads Medley: Willow, Weep For Me / I Don’t Know Why / Imagination / My Old Flame / Jam Session

"This one of a kind recording marks the first and only meeting of three of the most important and original musicians in jazz history. A must have for any jazz collector." - Tom Wydell, Downbeat