The Blue Note 4000 Project: 4009, Bud Powell, The Scene Changes: The Amazing Bud Powell (1959)

Catalog number: Blue Note 4009 - Previous | Next MusiciansBud Powell (p), Paul Chambers (b), Art Taylor (d) Cover photo: Francis WolffDesign: Reid MilesLiner notes: Leonard Feather Recorded by Rudy Van Gelder at Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, December 29, 1958 Originally released 1959 Date first heard: Week of January 25, 2021 (Apple Music) My Take One … Continue reading The Blue Note 4000 Project: 4009, Bud Powell, The Scene Changes: The Amazing Bud Powell (1959)

The Blue Note 4000 Project: 4007 – Donald Byrd, Off to the Races (1959)

Catalog Number: Blue Note 4007 – Previous | Next MusiciansDonald Byrd (tp), Jackie McLean (as), Pepper Adams (bs), Wynton Kelly (p), Sam Jones (b), Art Taylor (d) Cover photo: Francis WolffDesign: Reid MilesLiner notes: Joe Goldberg Recorded by Rudy Van Gelder at Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, December 21, 1958. Originally released March 1959 Date(s) first heard: … Continue reading The Blue Note 4000 Project: 4007 – Donald Byrd, Off to the Races (1959)

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: 4001 – Sonny Rollins, Newk’s Time (1959)

Catalog Number: Blue Note 4001 - Next MusiciansSonny Rollins (ts), Wynton Kelly (p), Doug Watkins (b), Philly Joe Jones (d) Cover photo: Francis WolffLiner notes: Joe Goldberg Recorded by Rudy Van Gelder at Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, September 22, 1957 Originally released Mid-March 1959 Date first heard: January 23, 2021 (Apple Music) My Take Let me … Continue reading The Blue Note 4000 Project: 4001 – Sonny Rollins, Newk’s Time (1959)