Roarin' (Audiophile 180gr. Hq Vinyl)
  • Jazzland JLP 951S Jazzland JLP 951S

Don Rendell

Roarin' (Audiophile 180gr. Hq Vinyl)

Jazz Workshop Vinyl

Personnel:
Don Rendell (ts), Graham Bond (as), John Burch (p), Tony Archer (b), Phil Kinorra (d)

Reference: JW-042 LP

Format: LP / 12" / 33rpm / STEREO
Label: JAZZ WORKSHOP
Catalogue Reference: JW-042
Recording Year: 1961
Country of Pressing: SPAIN
Comments: Sealed New Copy
Reissue of the original Jazzland JLP 951S
Cover Grade: MINT
Vinyl Grade: MINT


Side One:

1. Bring Back the Church (Bond, Arr. Graham Bond) 4:10
2. Manumission (Burch, Arr. John Burch) 6:55
3. Blue Monk (Monk, Arr. Don Rendell) 7:55

Side Two:

1. Jeannine (Pearson, Arr. John Burch) 5:13
2. You Loomed Out of the Loch Ness (Rendell, Arr. Don Rendell) 4:53
3. So What (Davis, Arr. Rendell/Burch/Archer) 6:03
4. The Haunt (Burch, Arr. John Burch) 5:47

Originally issued in Stereo on JAZZLAND JLP 951S


Personnel:

DON RENDELL NEW JAZZ QUINTET
Don Rendell (tenor sax), Graham Bond (alto sax), John Burch (piano), Tony Archer (bass), and Phil Kinorra (drums).

All tracks recorded in London, England, June 17 & August 29, 1961



This album produced by Ed Michell

Notes written by Chris Whent

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Review:

"Billed to "the New Don Rendell Quintet," this 1961 album was an important document of early-'60s British jazz, proving that U.K. jazz musicians could play well in the hard bop style that had been pioneered in the United States. It's not incredibly distinctive or innovative when measured against the best American music in the style, particularly since the group chose to make three of the seven tracks covers of famous compositions by three major U.S. jazzmen (Thelonious Monk's "Blue Monk," Duke Pearson's "Jeannine," and Miles Davis' "So What"). However, the group does perform with respectable energy and swing, as well as effectively integrating decent original material. For rock fans, the record's most notable for Graham Bond's presence on alto sax; a couple of years or so after this session, Bond would form his own group including future Cream rhythm section members Jack Bruce and Ginger Baker. He's not the dominant force on this LP, however, or even the only sax player, as leader Rendell handles the tenor sax. In addition, there's little specific similarity with Bond's later work, on which he'd usually sing and play organ on British blues-rock with a jazz influence, though you can hear some of the manic intensity for which Bond was known in his alto playing on "Manumission."

Ritchie Unterberger -All Music Guide

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