Reference: BMCD 1606
Bar code: 8427328016063
Resourceful, blues-tinged tenor saxophonist whose best album was mistakenly credited to Kenny Dorham when it was reissued. Ease It also included pianist Walter Bishop, Jr., bassist Ron Carter and drummer Pete LaRoca and was outstanding early '60s hard bop date.
01. Avers (Boyd) 7:37
02. Stella by Starlight (Young-Washington) 5:01
03. Why Not? (LaRoca) 7:24
04. Ease It (Chambers) 10:24
05. Samba de Orfeu (Bonfá) 4:27
06. West 42nd Street (Hardin) 4:23
Total time: 39:16 min.
Originally issued in 12" LP Jazztime JTS 001
Rocky Boyd (ts); Kenny Dorham (tp); Walter Bishop Jr. (p); Ron Carter (b); Pete LaRoca (d)
Recorded at Bell Sound Studios, New York City, on March 13, 1961
Sound engineer: Bill Stoddard
Cover & photos: Gary Gladstone
Liner notes: Don Riches
Musical supervision: Fred Norsworth
Produced for CD release by Jordi Pujol
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