The Blue Note 4000 Project: 4011, Jimmy Smith, The Sermon (1959)

Jazzopath sketch. Catalog number: Blue Note 4011 - Previous | Next MusiciansJimmy Smith (or), Lee Morgan (tp), Lou Donaldson (as), Tina Brooks (ts), George Coleman (ts), Kenny Burrell (g), Eddie McFadden (g), Art Blakey (d), Donald Bailey (d) Cover photo: Francis WolffDesign: Reid MilesLiner notes: Ira Gitler Recorded by Rudy Van Gelder at Manhattan Towers, August 25, … Continue reading The Blue Note 4000 Project: 4011, Jimmy Smith, The Sermon (1959)

The Blue Note 4000 Project: 4004 & 4005 – Art Blakey, Holiday for Skins, Volume 1; Holiday for Skins, Volume 2 (1958)

Catalog Number: Blue Note 4004 (Vol. 1) & 4005 (Vol. 2) – Previous | Next MusiciansArt Blakey (d, chant), Donald Byrd (tpt), Ray Bryant (p), Wendell Marshall (b), Art Taylor (d), Philly Joe Jones (d, chant), Victor Gonzales (bo), Julio Martinez (cng, treelog), Sabu Martinez (bo, cng, chant), Chonguito Vincente (cng), Ray Barretto (cng), Fred Pagani, Jr. (tim) … Continue reading The Blue Note 4000 Project: 4004 & 4005 – Art Blakey, Holiday for Skins, Volume 1; Holiday for Skins, Volume 2 (1958)

The Blue Note 4000 Project: 4003 – Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers, Moanin’ (1959)

Catalog Number: Blue Note 4003 - Previous | Next Cover photo: Francis WolffDesign: Reid MilesLiner notes: Robert Levin MusiciansArt Blakey (d), Lee Morgan (tp), Benny Golson (ts), Bobby Timmons (p), Jamie Merritt (b) Recorded by Rudy Van Gelder at Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, October 30, 1958 Originally released January 1959 Date first heard: unknown My Take … Continue reading The Blue Note 4000 Project: 4003 – Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers, Moanin’ (1959)

The Blue Note 4000 Project: 4002 – Jimmy Smith, House Party (1958)

Catalog Number: Blue Note 4002 - Previous | Next MusiciansJimmy Smith (or), Lee Morgan (tpt), Curtis Fuller (tb), George Coleman (as), Lou Donaldson (as), Tina Brooks (ts), Kenny Burrell (g), Eddie McFadden (g), Donald Bailey (d), Art Blakey (d) Cover photo: Francis WolffDesign: Reid MilesLiner notes: Robert Levin Recorded by Rudy Van Gelder at The Manhattan Towers … Continue reading The Blue Note 4000 Project: 4002 – Jimmy Smith, House Party (1958)