Sam Jones

The Soul Society (Audiophile 180Gr. HQ Vinyl)

Jazz Workshop Vinyl

Sam Jones (b, cello), Nat Adderley (cnt), Blue Mitchell (tp), Jimmy Heath (ts), Charles Davis (bs), Bobby Timmons (p), Keter Betts (b), Louis Hayes (d)

Reference: JW-110 LP


Format: LP / 12" / 33rpm / STEREO

Catalogue Reference: JW-110
Recording Year: 1960
Country of Pressing: SPAIN
Comments: 180 Gram Newly Remastered Vinyl
Reissue of the original Riverside RLP 1172
Limited edition in solid carton sleeve
Cover Grade: MINT
Vinyl Grade: MINT


Side One:

1. Some Kinda Mean (Keter Betts) 5:49
2. All Members (Jimmy Heath) 4:11
3. The Old Country (Nat Adderley) 6:05
4. Just Friends (Lewis-Kleener, arr: Jimmy Heath) 4:13

Side Two:

1. Home (Julian Adderley) 5:13
2. Deep Blue Cello (Sam Jones) 4:57
3. There Is No Greater Love (Symes-Jones) 3:41
4. So Tired (Bobby Timmons) 6:17

Album details

Originally issued in Stereo on Riverside Records as RLP 1172

Personnel on Side A:
Nat Adderley (cornet on #1,4), Blue Mitchell (trumpet on #2,3), Jimmy Heath (tenor sax), Charles Davis (baritone sax), Bobby Timmons (piano), Keter Betts (bass on #1,4), Sam Jones (cello on 1,4; bass on #2,3), Louis Hayes (drums).

Personnel on Side B:

Nat Adderley (cornet on #2,3), Blue Mitchell (trumpet on #1, 4), Jimmy Heath (tenor sax), Charles Davis (baritone sax), Bobby Timmons (piano), Keter Betts (bass on #2, 3), Sam Jones (cello on 2, 3; bass on #1, 4), Louis Hayes (drums).

Recorded at Reeves Sound Studios, New York City, March 8 (Side A #1, 4, Side B #2, 3) and 10 (Side A #2, 3, Side B #1, 4), 1960

Recording engineer: Jack Higgins
Mastered by Jack Matthews
Cover design: Paul Bacon, Ken Braden & Harris Lewine
Photography: Lawrence N. Shustak
Back-liner notes by Julian "Cannonball" Adderley
Original recordings produced by Orrin Keepnews

Press reviews

"Bassist Sam Jones' debut as a leader resulted in one of his finest recordings. On four of the eight selections on the CD reissue of his Riverside set, Jones is well featured on bass while the other four numbers find him playing very effective cello. The uncredited arrangements for the groups are uniformly excellent and there is solo space for cornetist Nat Adderley, trumpeter Blue Mitchell, Jimmy Heath on tenor, baritonist Charles Davis, and pianist Bobby Timmons. The repertoire is superior, too, with highlights including the debut of Adderley's "The Old Country," a fine jam on "Just Friends," Keter Betts' "Some Kinda Mean," Jones' bowing on "Home," and Bobby Timmons' "So Tired." Actually all eight selections are memorable on this highly recommended disc."

Scott Yanow (All Music Guide)


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