Live in Louisville 1968 (Previously Unissued)
Zoot Sims (ts), Louis Knipp (p), Jack Brengle (b), John Ray (d)
This release presents a never before heard live performances by an otherwise unrecorded formation of the Zoot Sims Quartet. On June 15, 1968, the saxophonist was booked as a soloist to play at a club called Bravers, in Louisville, Kentucky, accompained by a local rhythm section. The energetic set includes versions of tunes that Sims rarely recorded, such as "Come Rain or Come Shine" and "That Old Feeling".
01. Blues 8:34
02. That Old Feeling 10:10
03. Willow Weep For Me 10:35
04. Ill Remember April 10:17
05. Come Rain Or Come Shine 9:41
Total time: 49:20 min.
Personnel in all tracks:
Zoot Sims (tenor sax), Louis Knipp (piano), Jack Brengle (bass), and John Ray (drums).
Recorded live at Bauer's Restaurant, Louisville, Kentucky, on June 15, 1968.
Original session recorded by Richard Crampton
"This previously unreleased little gem is a snapshot of Zoot Sims on the road with a house rhythm section of consummate professionals."
Gordon Jack -Jazz Journal
"Sensing that they're in the presence of greatness, the local lads give of their best and, as to be expected, Zoot reciprocates in kind."
Roy Carr -Jazzwise