Annotation

A remastered version of the original release, plus three previously unreleased alternate takes, and one alternate take supposedly released (#9-12).
Not clear exactly which one is it, and wether #9 is really an a.t. or an unedited version.
It's also unclear if this material was issued before in the Columbia boxset.


Recorded February - March 1966 in New York.

Drums – Charlie Persip (tracks: 15, 16), Jimmy Lovelace, Ray Lucas (tracks: 2, 3, 13)
Mastered By (Digitally) – Mark Wilder
Organ – Lonnie Smith
Producer – John Hammond
Reissue Producer – Didier C. Deutsch, Steve Berkowitz
Saxophone (Baritone) – Ronnie Cuber
Trumpet – Blue Mitchell (tracks: 15, 16)
Vocals, Guitar – George Benson


The Herbie Hancock Group

  • Herbie Hancock: Fender Rhodes electric piano, Hohner D6 clavinet, ARP Odyssey synthesizer, ARP Soloist synthesizer, pipes.
  • Bennie Maupin: soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone, saxello, bass clarinet, alto flute.
  • Paul Jackson: electric bass, marimbula.
  • Bill Summers': congas, shekere, balafon, agogo, cabasa, hindewho, tambourine, log drum, surdo, gankoqui, beer bottle.

Notes

This release is known as the "track 1 slow fade" corrected speed version.
See the original for details.


Remastered edition of 1950's album, issued with additional alternate takes.

Label: Sony - Catalog #: 65144 - UPC: 074646514429


barcode/cat # entered in Edit #14383252 — way after release was originally added, and refers to a 25cd boxset The Perfect Jazz Collection: 25 Original Albums, of which this is apparently disc #6. http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B003IY49S4/

Annotation last modified on 2015-07-14 00:03 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1: Louis Armstrong - Louis Armstrong Plays W.C. Handy
CD 2: Sarah Vaughan - Sarah Vaughan in Hi-Fi
CD 3: Art Blakey - The Jazz Messengers
CD 4: Billie Holiday - Lady in Satin
CD 5: Miles Davis - Kind of Blue
CD 6: The Dave Brubeck Quartet - Time Out
CD 7: Duke Ellington & Count Basie - The Count Meets the Duke
CD 8: Helen Merrill - Parole e musica
CD 9: Charles Mingus - Tijuana Moods
CD 10: Chet Baker - Chet Is Back!
CD 11: The Thelonious Monk Quartet - Monk's Dream
CD 12: Sonny Rollins - Sonny Meets Hawk!
CD 13: Martial Solal - At Newport '63
CD 14: Paul Desmond & Gerry Mulligan - Two of a Mind
CD 15: Benny Goodman - Together Again!
CD 16: George Benson - It's Uptown
CD 17: Nina Simone - Sings the Blues
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Do I Move You?
Nina Simone 5 2:46
2 Day and Night
Nina Simone 2:35
3 In the Dark
Nina Simone 4 2:57
4 Real Real
Nina Simone 2:22
5 My Man's Gone Now
Nina Simone 4:16
6 Backlash Blues
Nina Simone 4 2:32
7 I Want a Little Sugar in My Bowl
Nina Simone 5 2:33
8 Buck
Nina Simone 1:53
9 Since I Fell for You
Nina Simone 4 2:52
10 The House of the Rising Sun
Nina Simone 3:54
11 Blues for Mama
Nina Simone 4 4:00
12 Do I Move You? (second version)
Nina Simone 3 2:20
13 Whatever I Am (You Made Me)
Nina Simone 3:03
CD 18: Art Tatum - Piano Starts Here
CD 19: Erroll Garner - Concert by the Sea
CD 20: Herbie Hancock - Head Hunters
CD 21: Stan Getz - The Best of Two Worlds
CD 22: Jaco Pastorius - Jaco Pastorius
CD 23: Weather Report - Heavy Weather
CD 24: Wynton Marsalis - Standard Time, Volume 1
CD 25: Charlie Parker - Bird

Credits

CD 17: Nina Simone - Sings the Blues

arranger:
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (track 7)
composer:
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (tracks 1, 4)
lyricist:
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (tracks 1, 4)
writer:
Langston Hughes (track 6)
Abbey Lincoln (track 11)
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (tracks 6, 11)
Dally Small (track 7)
Clarence Williams (track 7)
recording of:
Backlash Blues (track 6)
Blues for Mama (track 11)
Do I Move You? (track 1)
I Want a Little Sugar in My Bowl (Nina Simone's version) (track 7)
Real Real (track 4)
version of:
Need a Little Sugar in My Bowl (Bessie Smith's version) (track 7)

Release

trumpet: Wynton Marsalis
afuche / cabasa, agogô, balafon, congas, gankogui, percussion [beer bottle], shekere, slit drum [log drum], surdo and tambourine: Bill Summers
drums: Harvey Mason (jazz drummer)
Joe Morello
Jeffrey “Tain” Watts
synthesizer [ARP Soloist synthesizer]: Herbie Hancock (US jazz pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer)
Clavinet [Hohner D6 clavinet], other instruments [pipes], Rhodes piano [Fender Rhodes electric piano] and synthesizer [ARP Odyssey synthesizer]: Herbie Hancock (US jazz pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer)
bass: Eugene Wright
electric upright bass and marímbula: Paul Jackson (Jazz bassist)
double bass: Robert Hurst (Jazz bassist composer)
alto saxophone: Paul Desmond
piano: Dave Brubeck
Marcus Roberts (American jazz pianist)
alto flute, bass clarinet, saxophone [saxello], soprano saxophone and tenor saxophone: Bennie Maupin
additional engineer: Ted Brosnan
Ted Hammond
additional liner notes: Robert Palmer (English singer-songwriter)
additional producer: Bob Belden
art direction: Howard Fritzson
design/illustration: Randall Martin
engineer: David Palmer (Engineer)
Fred Plaut
Don Puluse
liner notes: Bill Evans (pianist)
Pat Metheny
Scott H. Thompson (1992)
mastering: Charles Harbutt (sound engineer and reissue producer)
mixer: Charles Harbutt (sound engineer and reissue producer)
photography: Don Hunstein (photographer)
Jay Maisel (photographer)
Sandy Speiser
producer: George Avakian
Bobby Colomby
Herbie Hancock (US jazz pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer)
Teo Macero
David Rubinson
Irving Townsend
Ben Young (producer)
recording engineer: Mickey Crofford
Ray Hall (engineer)
Fred Plaut
remaster of: Monk’s Dream by Thelonious Monk
Monk’s Dream by Thelonious Monk
Nina Simone Sings the Blues by Nina Simone
ASIN: UK: B003IY49S4 [info]
US: B00000269G [info]
US: B000002AIT [info]
US: B000P46Q18 [info]
US: B0012GN2GA [info]
US: B0013DCCS6 [info]
FR: B003IY49S4 [info]
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/release/3509725 [info]