Barry Harris

Breakin' It Up (Digipack)

Jazz Beat

Barry Harris (p), Billy Austin (b), Frank Gant (d), Sonny Stitt (as, ts)

Reference: JB 507

Bar code: 8436019582916

This outstanding new CD includes Barry Harris' debut album as a leader, "Breakin' It Up" (which only used to be available on CD on a limited Japanese edition).

As a bonus, there is the same trio's recording the very next day with saxphonist Sonny Stitt (half of these tracks have never been released before on CD; some were released on Sonny Stitt compilations) which appears here as"Burnin'". Includes a comprehensive 12-page booklet.

01. All The Things You Are
02. Ornithology
03. Bluesy
04. Passport
05. Allen's Alley
06. Embraceable You
07. Sro
08. Stranger In Paradise
09. Lover Man
10. Koko
11. How High The Moon?
12. Easy Living
13. It's Hipper Than That
14. A Minor Sax
15. Reed And A Half 3:25
16. I'll Tell You Later
17. Look For The Silver Lining

Total time: 70:36 min.

Tracks #1-8 from "Breakin' It Up" (Argo/Cadet LP-644)
Tracks #9-17 from the album "Burnin'" (Argo/Cadet LP 661)

Personnel on "Breakin' It Up":
Barry Harris (p), Billy Austin (b), Frank Gant (d).
Recorded in Chicago, July 31, 1958

Personnel "Burnin'":
Sonny Stitt (as, ts), Barry Harris (p), Billy Austin (b), Frank Gant (d).
Recorded in Chicago, August 1, 1958


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