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One of the true (too few) gems left by Booker Little.
A stellar line-up (Dolphy, Carter, Roach, Priester), challenging originals, Nat Hentoff at the producing wheel...
A definitive must have for anybody serious about post-bop, like most Candid releases.

Annotation last modified on 2007-12-04 06:38 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 We Speak
6:47
2 Strength and Sanity
6:18
3 Quiet, Please
8:11
4 Moods in Free Time
5:45
5 Man of Words
4:52
6 Hazy Hues
6:42
7 A New Day
5:31

Credits

CD 1

trumpet:
Booker Little (1961-03-17) (tracks 1, 3, 7)
Booker Little (1961-04-04) (tracks 2, 4–6)
woodwind:
Eric Dolphy (1961-03-17) (tracks 1, 3, 7)
Eric Dolphy (1961-04-04) (tracks 2, 4–6)
bass:
Art Davis (US jazz double bassist) (1961-03-17) (tracks 1, 3, 7)
Ron Carter (US jazz double-bassist) (1961-04-04) (tracks 2, 4–6)
percussion:
Max Roach (1961-03-17) (tracks 1, 3, 7)
Max Roach (1961-04-04) (tracks 2, 4–6)
piano:
Don Friedman (1961-03-17) (tracks 1, 3, 7)
Don Friedman (1961-04-04) (tracks 2, 4–6)
trombone:
Julian Priester (1961-03-17) (tracks 1, 3, 7)
Julian Priester (1961-04-04) (tracks 2, 4–6)
engineer:
Bob d'Orleans (tracks 1–7)
producer:
Nat Hentoff (tracks 1–7)
recorded at:
Nola’s Penthouse in New York, New York, United States (1961-03-17) (tracks 1, 3, 7)
Nola’s Penthouse in New York, New York, United States (1961-04-04) (tracks 2, 4–6)