The Jazz Workshop (2 albums on 1 CD)
Joe Newman, Thad Jones, Conte Candoli, Bob Brookmeyer, Al Cohn, Milt Hinton, Urbie Green, Jimmy Cleveland, Hank Jones, Freddie Green, Eddie Costa, Osie Johnson
This issue comprises for the first time on one CD the first two albums Manny Albam recorded under his own name:
- The Jazz Workshop (RCA)
- The Drum Suite (RCA)
1. Anything goes
3. Black bottom
4. The chaining scene
5. The turning point
7. Diga diga doo
8. Royal garden blues
9. Swingin' on a star
11. Ferris wheel
13. First movement: Dancer on drums
14. Second movement: Bristling
15. Third movement: Chants of the witch doctors
16. Fourth movement: Skinning the valves
17. Fifth movement: Cymbalisms
18. Sixth movement: The octopus
Track 1-12: "THE JAZZ WORKSHOP": Manny Albam & his Orchestra, including Joe Newman, Thad Jones, Bob Brookmeyer, Al Cohn, Milt Hinton, Urbie Green and Osie Johnson.
Recorded in New York, December 24, 29 & 31, 1955.
13-18: "THE DRUM SUITE": Manny Albam & his Orchestra, including Joe Newman, Conte Candoli, Jimmy Cleveland, Ur bie Green, Al Cohn, Hank Jones, Freddie Green, Eddie Costa, Osie Johnson.
Recorded in Los Angeles, 1956
Total Time: 73:00 mins.