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Hard Bop Boulevard

sun 26 oct 2008 15:30 
Genre: Bebop
Composers: Chick Corea | Horace Silver

Trumpet player Blue Mitchell (1930-1979) started off in the rhythm & blues circuit at Earl Bostic among others. Next he was asked by alto saxophone player Cannonball Adderley for an album on Riverside. Between 1958 and 1964 he was part of the quintet of piano player Horace Silver. Next he had his own quintet which included saxophone player Junior Cook and piano player Chick Corea.

 

1.     A little taste     (Julian Adderley)   
        CD: Julian Adderley Quintet: Portrait of Cannonball
                Riverside OJCCD-361-2 (R-269)
 

2.     Condition Blue     (Jackie McLean)    
        CD: Jackie McLean: Capuchin Swing
                Blue Note Records RVG-Edition 7243 5 40033 2 5
 

3.     Cup Bearers     (Tom McIntosh)    
        CD: Blue Mitchell: The Cup Bearers
                Riverside OJCCD-792-2 (RLP-9439)
 

4.     Fungii Mama     (Blue Mitchell)   
        CD: Blue Mitchell: The thing to do
                Blue Note Records RVG-Edition 7243 5 94320 2 1

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