Jimmy Rowles (p), Rufus Reid, George Mraz (b), Mickey Roker, Leroy Williams (d)
Bar code: 8436006498787
First time on CD all of Jimmy Rowles 1977 trio tracks. A set of tunes originally played by the Miles Davis "Birth of the Cool" nonet. With Rowles on piano, bassist Rufus Reid and drummer Mickey Roker.
Coupled with this is the trio session from the following year (George Mraz, bass and Leroy Williams, drums). The repertoire is a mix of standard tunes plus an unusual arrangement of "Stars and Stripes Forever"
As bonus tracks, there are a rare solo piece ("Georgia on My Mind") and a beautiful quartet version of "Round Midnight".
01. Jeru 4:28**
02. Venus De Milo 2:44**
03. Godchild 3:24**
04. Darn That Dream 3:28**
05. Stars And Stripes Forever 5:26
06. Heres That Rainy Day 5:02
07. We Could Make Such Beautiful Music Together 5:59
08. Medley: How Do You Do/Miss Josephine/Three On A Match 4:48
09. Shake It, But Dontbreak It 5:03
10. I Cant Get Started 7:46
11. In The Still Of The Night 8:19
12. Georgia On My Mind 4:02 (*) Bonus Track
13. Round Midnight 5:49 (*) Bonus Track
Total time: 66:25 min.
** On CD for the first time ever.
Jimmy Rowles, piano on all tracks, plus:
[1-4] Rufus Reid (b), Mickey Roker (d).
Recorded in New York, on November 2-3, 1977.
[5-11] George Mraz (b), Leroy Williams (d). Recorded in New York, on April 4, 1978.