Dodo Marmarosa

Dodo's Bounce

Fresh Sound Miscellaneous

Dodo Marmarosa (p), Barney Kessel (g), Lucky Thompson (ts), Harry Babasin (b), Red Callender (b), Jackie Mills (d) and many more

Reference: FSCD 1019


1. Dodo's Bounce (D.Marmarosa)
2. Opus #5 (D.Marmarosa)
3. You Thrill Me (D.Marmarosa)
4. Compadoo (D.Marmarosa)
5. I'm In Love (Kreisler-LeBaron)
6. Bopmatism (D.Marmarosa)
7. Lover Come Back To Me (Hammerstein)
8. Raindrops (D.Marmarosa)
9. Smoke Gets In Your Eyes (Kern-Harbach)
10. Escape (D.Marmarosa)
11. Deep Purple (DeRose-Parish)
12. Tea For Two (Youmans-Caesar)
13. Tone Paintings I (D,Marmarosa)
14. Tone Paintings II (D.Marmarosa)
15. Bopmatism (D.Marmarosa)
16. Dodo's Dance (D.Marmarosa)
17. Trade Winds (D.Marmasosa)
18. Dary Departs (D.Marmarosa)
19. Cosmo Street (D.Marmarosa)
20. Dodo's Bounce (D.Marmarosa)
21. Dodo's Lament (D.Marmarosa)
22. Slam's Mishap (L.Thompson)
23. Shuffle That Riff (L.Thompson)
24. Smooth Sailing (L.Thompson)
25. Commercial Eyes (L.Thompson)
26. Bopmatism (D.Marmarosa)
27. Dodo's Dance (D.Marmarosa)
28. Trade Winds (D.Marmarosa)
29. Dary Departs (D.Marmarosa)
30. Cosmo Street (D.Marmarosa)

Recorded in Hollywood, California, 1946

AMG Review
"Dodo Marmarosa was one of the most brilliant pianists of the classic bebop era. If he had not had emotional problems that largely forced him off the scene after 1950, he would have become an influential force, extending the innovations of Bud Powell. This generous 30-song CD is a real gap filler for much of the music from the five sessions had not been reissued in many years. Marmarosa is heard on four unaccompanied solos (including his two-part impressionistic "Tone Paintings"); on five numbers in a trio with bassist Harry Babasin (who doubles on cello) and drummer Jackie Mills; ten selections with guitarist Barney Kessel and bassist Gene Englund; and on six tunes in a quartet with tenor saxophonist Lucky Thompson, bassist Red Callender, and drummer Jackie Mills. In addition, there are five alternate takes from the Babasin date. Thompson provided four originals and there are five standards; the other 21 numbers are the pianist's compositions. These concise performances are full of fire and creative ideas, making this CD essential for all collectors of bebop piano."


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