Over 145 Minutes of Exceptional Music!
Contains the complete albums:
- "Getting Into Somethin" (Epic)
- "One Foot In The Gutter" (Epic)
- "Brownie Speaks" (Columbia)
- "Two Feet In The Gutter" (Epic)
Also Includes all alternate takes from the Jazztime LP "Reaching Out" as Bonus Tracks.
This outstanding edition features drum giant Dave Baileys complete One and Two Feet In The Gutter Sessions for the first time ever on one release. Baileys July 19 & 20, 1960 One Foot In The Gutter Session also produced the track Brownie Speaks, which until now has only been released on a Columbia sampler LP. This edition marks the first time that the complete One Foot In The Gutter session is released on one edition and the first time that this version of Brownie Speaks, as well as Epics phenomenal Getting Into Somethin LP, are available on CD. The LP Two Feet In The Gutter completes Dave Baileys Epic discography, all of which can be found on this release.
In addition to the three different sessions mentioned above this edition also contains the three alternate takes from Dave Baileys Jazztime LP Reaching Out.
01. Slop Jah
02. Little Old Mongoose
03. Evad Smurd
04. Blues for J.P.
05. One foot in the gutter
06. Well you needn't
01. Brownie Speaks
02. Comin' home baby
03. Two feet in the gutter
04. Shiny stockings
05. Lady Iris B
06. Coffee walk
07. Reaching out (bonus track)
08. Our Miss Brooks (bonus track)
09. One for Elena (bonus track)
Personnel and dates:
CD1#1-4: Clark Terry (tp,flhrn), Curtis Fuller (tb), Charlie Rouse (bs), Horace Parlan (p), Peck Morrison (b), Dave Bailey (d). Recorded in NYC, October 26 & 27, 1960
CD1#5-7 / CD2#1: Same personnel except Junior Cooks (ts) replaces Charlie Rouse. NYC, July 19 & 20, 1960
CD2#2-6: Bill Hardman (tp), Frank Haynes (ts), Billy Gardner (p), Ben Tucker (b), Dave Bailey (d).NYC, October 6, 1961.
CD2#7-9: Frank Haynes (ts), Billy Gardner (p), Grant Green (g), Ben Tucker (b), Dave Bailey (d). NYC, March 15, 1961