Budd Johnson

The Stanley Dance Sessions

Lone Hill Jazz

Budd Johnson, Charlie Shavers, Vic Dickenson, Earl Hines, Ray Bryant, Jo Jones.

Reference: LHJ10192

Bar code: 8436019581926

Part of the program of this CD reissue can be found as part of the acclaimed 9-CD 24-Bit Remastered box set: "The Complete Stanley Dance FELSTED 'Mainstream Jazz' Recordings 1958-1959". Reference FSRCD 661

Contains complete LP: Blues à la mode (Felsted, 1958) + 4 Bonus Tracks

A nicely packaged version of Budd Johnson's album Blues Ala Mode -- a fantastically hard-blowing album from the tenorist -- and one of the few jazz sides recorded for the short-lived Felsted label in the 50s! Budd blows hard Texas tenor in a really gutbuckety way -- evoking a variety of jazz traditions within a single solo, but always heading back to the swinging territory that was most comfortable space. The lineup on the set is great too -- and features Charlie Shavers on trumpet, Ray Bryant or Bert Keys on piano, Jo Jones on drums, and a bit of added baritone from the great Al Sears! Tracks are all quite long, with lots of room for solos, and Budd plays in perfect form -- and in a much more stable way than on his later Argo recordings! The 4 bonus tracks feature Budd in quartet led by Earl Hines, recorded in 1967.


01. Foggy Nights
02. Leave Room in Your Heart for Me
03. Destination Blues
04. Blues à la Mode
05. Used Blues
06. Blues By Five
07. Louisiana*
08. Summertime*
09. Changin' the Blues*
10. Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone*


#1,3,5: Charlie Shavers (tp), Vick Dickenson (tb), Budd Johnson (ts), Al Sears (bar), Bert Keyes (p,org), Joe Benjamin (b), Jo Jones (d).
Recorded in NYC, February 11, 1958.

#2,4,6: Charlie Shavers (tp), Budd Johnson (ts), Ray Bryant (p), Joe Benjamin (b), Jo Jones (d). Recorded in NYC, February 14, 1958.

#7-10: Budd Johnson (ts,ss), Earl Hines (p), Bill Pemberton (b), Oliver Jackson (d). Recorded in NYC, June 19, 1967.


$17.18  (tax incl.)

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