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Herbie Mann (b-cl) Jack Sheldon (tp) Jimmy Rowles (p) Buddy Clark (b) Mel Lewis (drs)


  1. The Theme (6:39) (Miles Davis)

  2. Lady Bird (8:52) (Tadd Dameron)

  3. Get Out of Town (5:30) (Cole Porter)


  1. Is It True What They Say About Dixie? (5:30) (Caesar-Lerner-Marks)

  2. A Handful of Stars (7:26) (Lawrence Shapiro)

  3. A Stella Performance (8:39) (Herbie Mann)

About Jazzland Records –

   Jazzland’s new series of HIGH FIDELITY long play albums are designed to bring you examples of some of the finest of mid-century jazz, at prices within the reach of all.

Such albums those listed below, and others to be released on Jazzland, feature the work of many of the most talented and exciting of modern jazz musicians. You’ll hear such men as Kenny Dorham, Herbie Mann, Paul Chambers, Philly Joe Jones, Clark Terry – and many, many others – in outstanding performances recorded under the finest and most up-to-date high fidelity conditions. All Jazzland LPs are high quality pressings, attractively packaged.

About This Album –

   This album offers one of the most unusual of modern-jazz sounds, as Herbie Mann plays the bass clarinet and really makes it swing. Noted as a master of unconventional sounds through his poll-winning flute playing and his success as a leader of Afro-Cuban groups, Herbie adds something new to his list of accomplishments with this rocking, deep-down LP. Featured with Mann is a group of top-rated West Coast stars who take their cue from the leader and avoid all trace of the excess “coolness” often associated with the California style. Particularly outstaying is the rich, firm-toned trumpet of Jack Sheldon.

J   azzland releases include:

Jazz Lab – Donald Byrd & Gigi Gryce – JLP 1

Zoot Sims Quintet – JLP 2

The Swingers – featuring Kenny Dorham, Frank Foster, Cecil Payne, Kenny Drew, Wilbur Ware, Art Taylor with Matthew Gee, Ernie Henry – JLP 3

Zulu – Randy Weston, with Art Blakey – JLP 4

Herbie Mann Quintet, featuring Jack Sheldon – JLP 5

Hard Bop – Kenny Drew, Donald Byrd, Hank Mobley – JLP 6

Crusin’ – featuring The Rhythm Sections (Philly Joe Jones, Wynton Kelly, Paul Chambers or Wilbur Ware) with Clark Terry, Ernie Henry – JLP 7

Low-Down Guitar – Mundell Lowe, Billy Taylor, Gene Quill – JLP 8

The Tough Piano Trio – Kenny Drew, Paul Chambers, Philly Joe Jones – JLP 9

Top Trumpets – Kenny Dorham / Clark Terry, with Johnny Griffin, Wynton Kelly, Philly Joe Jones, Ernie Henry – JLP 10

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