Septet & Octet (3 LP on 1 CD)
  • Blue Note 10" LP 5036
    Blue Note 10" LP 5036
  • Vanguard 10" LP VRS-8010
    Vanguard 10" LP VRS-8010
  • Bethlehem 12" LP BCP-14
    Bethlehem 12" LP BCP-14
  • Urbie Green
    Urbie Green

Urbie Green

Septet & Octet (3 LP on 1 CD)

Fresh Sound Records

Urbie Green (tb), Doug Mettome, Ruby Braff (tp), Med Flory (as), John Murtaugh, Al Cohn (ts, cl, b-cl), Frank Wess (ts, fl), Sam Staff (bs), Danny Bank (bs, fl), Jimmy Lyon, Sir Charles Thompson (p), Freddie Green (g), Dante Martucci, Aaron Bell, Oscar Pettiford (b), Jimmy Campbell, Bobby Donaldson, Osie Johnson (d)

Reference: FSRCD 451

Bar code: 8427328604512


Bill Harris, who rose from an earlier Herman herd to international, poll-winning acclaim, Urbie Green was destined for great heights in the jazz firmament. On these early recordings Urbie shows every indication that he was well on his way up the musical stairway to stardom.

01. Incubator (Urbie Green) 4:45
02. Skylark (Mercer-Carmichael) 3:21
03. La Salle (John Murtaugh) 3:26
04. Dansero (Daniels-Heyman) 3:18
05. Stairway To The Stars (Signorelli-Malneck-Parish) 3:00
06. Johnbo Mambo (John Murtaugh) 5:08
07. Lullaby Of Birdland (George Shearing) 6:28
08. Old Time Modern (Urbie Green) 5:56
09. Med's Tune (Med Flory) 5:50
10. I Got It Bad And That A'int Good (Duke Ellington) 5:58
11. Sassafras (Marion Evans) 3:56
12. On Green Dolphin Street (Kaper-Washington) 3:32
13. How About You? (Freed-Lane) 2:47
14. Mutation (Marion Evans) 3:09
15. Undulation [Melody In Bb] (Evans-Green) 2:18
16. Three Little Words (Kalman-Ruby) 4:01
17. Sneaky Pete (Urbie Green) 3:53
18. When Your Lover Has Gone (Einar Aaron Swan) 3:24
19. Just One Of Those Things (Cole Porter) 4:18

Album details

Tracks #1-6, from the 10" album "Urbie Green Septet" (Blue Note 5036)
Tracks #7-10, from the 10" album "Urbie Green & His Band" (Vanguard VRS-8010)
Tracks #11-19, from the 12" album "Urbie" (Bethlehem BCP-14)


#1-6: Doug Mettome, trumpet, baritone horn; Urbie Green, trombone; John Murtaugh, tenor sax; Sam Staff, baritone sax; Jimmy Lyon, piano; Dante Martucci, bass; Jimmy Campbell, drums.
Recorded in Hackensack, New Jersey, December 27, 1953

#7-10: Ruby Braff, trumpet; Urbie Green, trombone; Med Flory, alto sax; Frank Wess, flute & tenor sax; Sir Charles Thompson, piano; Freddie Greene, guitar; Aaron Bell, bass; Bobby Donaldson, drums.
Recorded in New York City, August 17, 1954

#11-13: Doug Mettome, trumpet & mellophone; Urbie Green, trombone; Al Cohn, clarinet & tenor sax; Danny Bank, flute & baritone sax; Jimmy Lyon, piano & celeste; Oscar Pettiford, bass; Jimmy Campbell, drums.
Recorded in New York City, January 15, 1955

#14-19: Doug Mettome, trumpet; Urbie Green, trombone; Al Cohn, tenor sax & bass clarinet; Danny Bank, flute, clarinet & baritone sax; Jimmy Lyon, piano; Oscar Pettiford, bass; Osie Johnson, drums.
Recorded in New York City, January 19, 1955

Cover photo: Burt Goldblatt
Original liner notes by Leonard Feather, John Hammond & Tom Stewart
This compilation produced for CD release by Jordi Pujol
© 2007 by Fresh Sound Records

Hi Fi · Digitally Remastered
Blue Moon Producciones Discograficas, S.L.

9,95 €  (tax incl.)

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