The Original Sextet
Lone Hill Jazz
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WITH JON EARDLEY or DON FERRARA (TP), BOB BROOKMEYER (TB, P), ZOOT SIMS (TS), PECK MORRISON, BILL CROW (B) & DAVE BAILEY (D).
Contains the complete albums: "Presenting" (4*** - AMG), "Mainstream" (4**** - AMG) and "A Profile of Gerry Mulligan" (4**** - AMG)
+ 8 BONUS TRACKS: This 2 CD set includes all of the studio master takes of Gerry Mulligan's celebrated sextet, as well as eight additional tracks, which consist of different versions of unedited material from the same studio sessions.
* COMPREHENSIVE LINER NOTES & GREAT SOUND QUALITY.
"The sextet perhaps may be the initial form for Mulligan to work with. There are times when he is able to direct the horns into a boiling and bubbling stew which raise me right off the floor. . ." - Ralph J. Gleason, Down Beat
CD 1: 1. Mid Bug, 2. Sweet and Lovely, 3. Apple Corem 4. Nights at the Turntable, 5. Broadway, 6. Everything Happens To Me, 7. The Lady Is A Tramp, 8. Bernie's Tune, 9. Makin' Whoopee, 10. Demanton, 11. Duke Ellington Medley: Moon Mist-In a Sentimental Mood, 12. Westward Walk, 13. La Plus que Lente, 14. Blues.
TOTAL TIME CD 1: 75:05 mins.
CD 2: 1. Elevation, 2. Mainstream, 3. Ain't It The Truth, 4. Igloo, 5. Blues at the Roots, 6. Lollypop, 7. Blues, 8. The Lady Is a Tramp, 9. Demanton, 10. Broadway, 11. Sweet and Lovely, 12. Bernie's Tune, 13. Westward Walk, 14. La Plus que Lente. TOTAL TIME CD 2: 77:15 mins.
All recorded in New York, between September 1955 and September 1956.