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: 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)