Hard Bop Boulevard

sun 1 jun 2008 15:30 
Genre: Bebop
Composers: Harold Arlen | Louis Alter

Tenor saxophone player Billy Mitchell (1926-2001) was a jack-of-all-trades: in several big bands he played the most demanding parts and played inspired but short solos. His talents had full play as a marathon soloist in smaller compositions.

1.     You turned the tables on me     (Louis Alter & Sidney D. Mitchell)   
        CD: Billy Mitchell: This is Billy Mitchell
               Smash Records SRS 67027    
2.     J & B     (Billy Mitchell)           CD: zie onder 1    
3.     Over the Rainbow     (Harold Arlen-E.Y. “Yip” Harburg)   
        CD: Lee Morgan-Al Grey-Billy Mitchell: Dizzy Atmospere
                Specialty OJCCD-1762-2 (SP-2110)
4.     Automation     (Dave Burns)    CD: see no 1    
5.     Siam     (Gene Kee)      CD: see no 1