Light Gray (1948-1950)
  • Wardell Gray
    Wardell Gray

Wardell Gray

Light Gray (1948-1950)

Cool & Blue

Wardell Gray (ts), Joe Newman (tp), Bennie Green, Eddie Bert (tb), Tate Houston (bs), Al Haig, Buddy Greco, Phil Hill (p), Jimmy Raney (g), Clyde Lombardi, Al McKibbon, Tommy Potter (b), Tiny Kahn, J.C. Heard, Roy Haynes, Art Mardigan (d), Buddy Stewart, Terry Swope (vcl)

Reference: C&B 116

Bar code: 8427328691161

01. Light Gray (Wardell Gray) 2:35
02. The Toup (Wardell Gray) 2:36
03. Stoned [Take 1] (Wardell Gray) 2:54
04. Stoned [Take 2] (Wardell Gray) 2:47
05. Mater and Mind (Wardell Gray) 2:44
06. This is It (J.C. Heard) 3:08
07. Ollopa (J.C. Heard) 2:50
08. Sugar Hips (J.C. Heard) 2:52
09. Coasting with J.C. (J.C. Heard) 2:58
10. Shawn (Buddy Stewart) 2:34
11. Five Star * (Jimmy Raney) 2:50
12. Sugar Hill Bop* (L. Wexler) 2:29
13. It's The Talk of the Town (Levinson-Symes-Neiburg) 3:06
14. In a Pinch (Al Haig) 3:04
15. Twisted [Take 1] (Wardell Gray) 3:04
16. Twisted [Take 5] (Wardell Gray) 3:28
17. Easy Living (Robin-Grainger) 4:37
18. Southside [Take 5] (Wardell Gray) 3:20
19. Southside [Take 4] (Wardell Gray) 2:52
20. Sweet Lorraine (Parish-Burwell) 4:05
21. A Sinner Kissed an Angel (David-Joseph) 3:07
22. Blue Gray (Wardell Gray) 2:43
23. Grayhound (Wardell Gray) 3:01
24. Treadin' (Wardell Gray) 3:45

Total time: 74:01

This compilation contains previously released material
Tracks #1-5 & 10, from Sittin' in With Records
Tracks #6-9, from Apollo Records
Tracks #11-14, from Seeco Records
Tracks #15-24, from New Jazz & Prestige Records


Tracks #1-5: Wardell Gray (ts), Al Haig (p), Clyde Lombardi (b), Tiny Khan (d).
Recorded in New York City, 1948

Tracks #1-5: Joe Newman (tp), Bennie Green (tb) Wardell Gray (ts), Tate Houston (bs), Al Haig (p), Al McKibbon (b), J.C. Heard (d).
Recorded in New York City, 1948

Track #10: Eddie Bert (tb) Wardell Gray (ts), Buddy Greco (p), Clyde Lombardi (b), Sonny Igoe (d), Buddy Stewart (vcl).
Recorded in New York City, November 12, 1948

Tracks #11-14: Wardell Gray (ts), Al Haig (p), Jimmy Raney (g), Tommy Potter (b), Charlie Perry (d), Terry Swope* (vcl).
Recorded in New York City, 1949

Tracks #15-20: Wardell Gray (ts), Al Haig (p), Tommy Potter (b), Roy Haynes (d).
Recorded in New York City, November 11 1949

Tracks #21-24: Wardell Gray (ts), Phil Hill (p), John Richardson (b), Art Mardigan (d). Recorded in Detroit, April 25, 1950

This CD release produced by Jordi Pujol


$16.55  (tax incl.)

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