Gene Esposito (p, tp), Leroy Jackson (b), Billy Gato (d)
Reference: PS 004 CD
Bar code: 8427328400046
Gene Esposito is a famous Chicago jazz man (pianist and arranger) in Chicago. He played with Art Pepper, Conte Candoli, Don Bagley... His latin jazz band Poco Loco is one of the best of the genre in the Chicago era.
01. Sweet Sue Just You (Harris-Young) 2:43
02. Lover Man (Weill-Anderson) 3:41
03. Mad About The Boy (Noel Coward) 2:48
04. Blues In The Closet (Oscar Pettiford) 4:19
05. Softly As In A Morning Sunrise (Hammerstein-Romberg) 3:04
06. Blue Monk (Thelonious Monk) 4:32
07. That's Sumpin' Else (Leroy Jackson) 2:52
08. Dearly Beloved (Mercer-Kern) 4:19
09. Cherokee (Ray Noble) 3:26
10. A Latin's Vamp (Gene Esposito) 2:51
Total time: 34:32 min.
Originally issued on a 12-inch LP by Salem Records (SLP-4003)
Gene Esposito (piano, trumpet only on #4), Leroy Jackson (bass), Billy Gato (drums).
Recorded in Chicago, 1957
Liner notes: Dick Buckley
Produced for CD release by Jordi Pujol