Gigi Gryce

Gigi Gryce Quartet

Fresh Sound 1600 Series

Personnel:
Gigi Gryce (fl, cl, as, ts, bs) with Hank Jones (p), Milt Hinton (b), Osie Johnson (d)

Reference: FSRCD 1637

Bar code: 8427328616379

Prior to this album, saxophonist Gigi Gryce had never recorded on anything but his celebrated alto. We wanted to get on tape sounds and styles that have never been associated with him, said producer Jack Lazare. So, for the first time, Gryce recorded on flute, clarinet, tenor and baritone sax- in addition to alto, playing several of these instruments in the same tune through multiple tracking.

Gryce also provided his group with provocative arrangements of some well
known jazz standards and some originals. The rhythm section offers strong
support, with pianist Hank Jones contributing not only as pianist and composer, but also in doing much to make this challenging musical venture a successful one.


Tracklisting:

01. In A Sentimental Mood
02. Blues March
03. Sea Breeze
04. Bangoon
05. It Don't Mean A Thing
06. Cold Breeze
07. Rich And Creamy
08. My Ideal
09. Baba's Blues
10. Little Susan
11. Lullaby For Milkman
12. Somewhere


Recorded in New York City, 1958


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