Art Blakey & Lee Morgan – 1960 – The Big Beat – 01 The Chess Players

Personnels
Lee Morgan, Trumpet
Wayne Shorter, Tenor Sax
Bobby Timmons, Piano
Jymie Merritt, Bass
Art Blakey, Drums

Composers
1 The Chess Players 9:31 (Wayne Shorter)
2 Sakeena’S Vision 6:02 (Wayne Shorter)
3 Politely 6:01 (Bill Hardman)
4 Dat Dere 8:44 (Bobby Timmons)
5 Lester Left Town 6:23 (Wayne Shorter)
6 It’S Only A Paper Moon 6:36 (Arlen-Harburg-Rose)
7 It’S Only A Paper Moon* 6:18 (Alternate Take)

Originally recorded by Rudy Van Gelder on March 6, 1960 by Rudy Van Gelder at the Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey

6 Comments

  1. RIP Wayne Shorter!! My hero and biggest influence.

  2. One of my favorite albums of the Jazz Messangers; thanks for the upload

  3. Split second timing as ART would say!!!! #SWINGIN๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽผ๐ŸŽต๐ŸŽท๐ŸŽน๐ŸŽบ๐Ÿ“€๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ

  4. I remember at 17 yrs to borrow my fathers new FM radio to listen to Symphony Sid

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