JLP 6
Hard Bop: DONALD BYRD – HANK MOBLEY – KENNY DREW

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KENNY DREW QUINTET: Donald Byrd (tp) Hank Mobley (ts) Kenny Drew (p) Wilbur Ware (b) G. T. Hogan (drs)


SIDE 1

  1. This Is New (6:51) (I. Gershwin-Weill)

  2. Carol (4:27) (Kenny Drew)

  3. It’s You or No One (8:04) (Cahn-Styne)

KENNY DREW QUARTET: Donald Byrd (tp) Kenny Drew (p) Wilbur Ware (b) G. T. Hogan (drs)

SIDE 2

  1. You’re My Thrill (5:16) (Clare-Gorney)

  2. Little T (6:05) (Donald Byrd)

  3. Paul’s Pal (6:36) (Sonny Rollins)

  4. Why Do I Love You? (5:13) (Hammerstein – Kern)


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 –

Call it “hard Bop” or call it “funky jazz” or whatever you want – this is the swinging, driving modern music of the younger generation of jazz. And it’s at its best here in these performances by a group featuring some of the very finest of the men who learned from the pioneers of “bop” and went on to create their own kind of excitement. Donald Byrd is one of the most highly-rated young trumpet men; Hank Mobley has been featured with Art Blakey, Max Roach and many others; Kenny Drew’s funky piano has been heard with Lester Young, Stan Getz and Buddy Rich.

   Jazzland 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