Complete Jazz Lab Studio Sessions 1
Tommy Flanagan, Wynton Kelly, Jimmy Cleveland, Wendell Marshall & Art Taylor
All of the Jazz Lab studio sessions for the first time ever on one set! Includes the complete LPs: "Jazz Lab", "Modern Jazz Perspective", "New Formulas From The Jazz Lab", "Jazz Lab (Jubilee)" & "Gigi Gryce And The Jazz Lab Quintet". Also includes rare track "Smoke Signal" only issued before on long-unavailbale out-of-print LP!
The three volumes of this collection contain all of the Jazz Lab's studio recordings for the first time ever! Some of the sessions (like those from July 1957 included on volume 2), have never been previously issued on CD. That is also the case with specific tracks from other sessions, such as "Early Bird" from the September 3, 1957 date. "Smoke Signal", from the February 4, 1957 session, has only previously appeared on a compilation LP called "Jazz Omnibus", which has been out of stock for many years.
01. Nica's Tempo
02. Smoke Signal
04. Over the Rainbow
05. Sans Souci
06. I Remember Clifford
07. Little Niles
08. Blue Concept
10. An Evening in Casablanca
11. Social Call
13. Steppin' Out
Total Time: 69:34 min.
Tracks #1-8: "Jazz Lab"
Donald Byrd (tp), Gigi Gryce (as), Benny Powell (tb), Julius Watkins (fhr), Don Butterfield (tu), Sahib Shihab (bar), Tommy Flanagan (p), Wade Legge (p #6-8), Wendell Marshall (b), Art Taylor (d).
Recorded in New York, February 4 & 5 and March 13, 1957.
Tracks #9-13: "Modern Jazz Perspective"
Donald Byrd (tp), Gigi Gryce (as), Jimmy Cleveland (tb), Julius Watkins (fhr), Don Butterfield (tu), Sahib Shihab (bar), Wynton Kelly (p), Wendell Marshall (b), Art Taylor (d).
Recorded in New York, August 30 and September 5, 1957.