Reference: FSRCD 427_2
Bar code: 84277328604277
When trombonist Eddie Bert made these recordings he was at a point in his career where his playing was illustrative of all the eloquence that is representative of that many-dimensioned individual. Eddie had emerged as a major voice on his horn in 1954, when the Metronome Yearbook awarded him as one of the four Musicians of the Year. Eddie was one of those musicians on the Jazz scene who had been able to participate in some of the most advanced musical experiments and yet retain a healthy, creative and swinging style of playing.
The primary reason: his roots run deep into the varied streams of Jazz. As a composer, his tunes are an evidence of Eddies unpretentiously imaginative, well constructed, and melodically attractive writing.
02. Stompin At The Savoy
03. I Should A Said
04. See You Later
05. Three Bass Hit
06. What Dya Say?
07. Billies Bounce
08. Bert Tram
09. One For Tubby
11. Its Only Sunshine
03. Bronx Line
05. Manhattan Suite
06. Steady Eddie
07. Slow Crosstown
Eddie Bert (tb), JR. Monterose (ts), Joe Puma (g), Hank Jones (p), Wendell Marshall or Clyde Lombardi (b), and Kenny Clarke (d).
Recorded at Van Gelder Studio in Hackensack, New Jersey, 1955
Original sessions produced by Ozzie Cadena
Recording engineer: Rudy Van Gelder
Produced for CD release by Jordi Pujol
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