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Label: Mosaic - Catalog #: MS-004 - Format: 3CD

Label: Mosaic - Catalog #: MS-004 - Format: 3CD

Label: Mosaic - Catalog #: MS-004 - Format: 3CD

Annotation last modified on 2013-06-01 15:13 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Earth Birth
2:53
2 Little Susan
3:25
3 Nice Ice
2:56
4 Little Niles
6:01
5 Pam's Waltz
3:15
6 Babe's Blues
6:58
7 Let's Climb a Hill
5:54
8 Hi Fly
7:22
9 Beef Blues Stew
5:00
10 Star Crossed Lovers
5:10
11 Spot Five Blues
10:43
12 Lisa Lovely
4:39
13 Where
5:57
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 Earth Birth
5:13
2 Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen
3:17
3 Saucer Eyes
4:22
4 I Got Rhythm
5:24
5 Gingerbread
2:57
6 Cocktails for Two
3:37
7 Honeysuckle Rose
6:31
8 Fe-Double-U Blues
5:37
9 Portrait of Patsy J
4:10
10 Uncle Nemo
5:02
11 Cry Me Not
5:20
12 Honk Honk
2:04
13 Saucer Eyes
4:25
14 204
6:34
15 C.B. Blues
4:58
CD 3
# Title Rating Length
1 Introduction: Uhuru Kwanza
2:35
2 First Movement: Uhuru Kwanza
5:50
3 Second Movement: African Lady
8:28
4 Third Movement: Bantu
8:07
5 Fourth Movement: Kucheza Blues
8:03
6 Caban Bamboo Highlife
2:46
7 Niger Mambo
5:04
8 Zulu
4:43
9 In Memory Of
7:47
10 Congolese Children
2:34
11 Blues to Africa
6:24
12 Mystery of Love
7:41

Credits

CD 1

trumpet:
Ray Copeland (1958-10) (tracks 1–5, 7)
Idrees Sulieman (1958-10) (track 6)
Kenny Dorham (1959-10-26) (tracks 9, 12–13)
drums:
Charlie Persip (1958-10) (tracks 1–7)
Roy Haynes (1959-10-26) (tracks 9, 13)
Clifford Jarvis (1959-10-26) (track 12)
bass:
George Joyner (1958-10) (tracks 1–7)
Wilbur Little (1959-10-26) (tracks 9, 12–13)
piano:
Randy Weston (1958-10) (tracks 1–7)
Randy Weston (1959-10-26) (tracks 9, 12–13)
tenor saxophone:
Johnny Griffin (1958-10) (tracks 1–7)
Coleman Hawkins (1959-10-26) (tracks 9, 12–13)
trombone:
Melba Liston (1958-10) (tracks 1–7)
arranger:
Melba Liston (tracks 1–7, 9, 12–13)
composer:
Randy Weston (tracks 8–9)
engineer:
Ray Hall (engineer) (1958-10) (tracks 1–7)
producer:
Jack Lewis (jazz producer) (tracks 1–7)
Tom Wilson (Producer, worked with Dylan, Simon & Garfunkel, Zappa, VU, etc.) (tracks 9, 12–13)
recorded at:
RCA Studios (New York, later noted as RCA Recording Studios) in New York, New York, United States (1958-10) (tracks 1–7)
Five Spot in New York, New York, United States (1959-10-26) (tracks 9, 12–13)
recording of:
Beef Stew Blues (track 9)
Hi Fly (track 8)

CD 2

drums:
Connie Kay (1957) (tracks 2–8)
bass:
John A. "Peck" Morrison (Jazz bass player from the 60s) (1957) (tracks 2–8)
piano:
Randy Weston (1957) (tracks 2–8)
producer:
Lee Kraft (tracks 2–8)
recorded at:
Beltone Studios in New York, New York, United States (1957) (tracks 2–8)