12 Classic Albums 1953-1962

~ Release by Horace Silver (see all versions of this release, 1 available)

Annotation

Disc 1
Tracks 1-8 originally from "New Faces New Sounds", BlueNote BLP 5018 (1952)
Tracks 9-16 originally from "Horace Silver & Jazz Messengers", BlueNote BLP 1518 (1955)

Disc 2
Tracks 1-8 originally from "Horace Silver Trio" BlueNote BLP 1520 (1956)
Tracks 9-16 originally from "Silver's Blue" BlueNote BLP 1518 (1958)

Disc 3
Tracks 1-6 originally from "Stylings Of Silver" BlueNote BLP 1562 (1957)
Tracks 7-13 originally from "6 Pieces Of Silver" BlueNote BLP 1539 (1957)

Disc 4
Tracks 1-5 originally from "Further Explorations" BlueNote BLP 1589 (1958)
Tracks 6-13 originally from "Blowin' The Blues Away" BlueNote BLP 4017 (1959)

Disc 5
Tracks 1-8 originally from "Finger Poppin'" BlueNote BLP 4008 (1959)
Tracks 9-15 originally from "Horace-Scope" BlueNote BLP 4042 (1960)

Disc 6
Tracks 1-5 originally from "Doin' The Thing'" BlueNote BLP 4076 (1961)
Tracks 6-9 originally from "Tokyo Blues" BlueNote BLP 4110 (1962)

Annotation last modified on 2017-11-01 16:19 UTC.

Tracklist

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CD 1: Disc One
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1Safari
engineer:
Doug Hawkins
producer:
Alfred Lion
drums (drum set):
Art Blakey (on 1952-10-09)
piano:
Horace Silver (on 1952-10-09)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Capitol Records, Inc. (not for release label use; US company behind the “Capitol Records” imprint)
recorded at:
WOR Studios in New York, New York, United States (on 1952-10-09)
2:53
2Ecaroh
engineer:
Doug Hawkins (on 1952-10-20)
producer:
Alfred Lion (on 1952-10-20)
double bass [bass]:
Curley Russell (on 1952-10-20)
drums (drum set):
Art Blakey (on 1952-10-20)
piano:
Horace Silver (on 1952-10-20)
recorded at:
WOR Studios in New York, New York, United States (on 1952-10-20)
recording of:
Ecaroh (on 1952-10-20)
writer:
Horace Silver
3:13
3Prelude to a Kiss
engineer:
Doug Hawkins (on 1952-10-20)
producer:
Alfred Lion (on 1952-10-20)
bass:
Curley Russell (on 1952-10-20)
drums (drum set):
Art Blakey (on 1952-10-20)
piano:
Horace Silver (on 1952-10-20)
recorded at:
WOR Studios in New York, New York, United States (on 1952-10-20)
instrumental recording of:
Prelude to a Kiss (on 1952-10-20)
lyricist:
Irving Gordon (US songwriter) (in 1938) and Irving Mills (in 1938)
composer:
Duke Ellington (US composer, pianist & jazz bandleader) (in 1938)
publisher:
J. R. Lafleur & Son Ltd. and Lafleur Music Ltd.
2:52
4Thou Swell
engineer:
Doug Hawkins (on 1952-10-09)
producer:
Alfred Lion (on 1952-10-09)
double bass [bass]:
Gene Ramey (on 1952-10-09)
drums (drum set):
Art Blakey (on 1952-10-09)
piano:
Horace Silver (on 1952-10-09)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Capitol Records, Inc. (not for release label use; US company behind the “Capitol Records” imprint)
recorded at:
WOR Studios in New York, New York, United States (on 1952-10-09)
recording of:
Thou Swell (on 1952-10-09)
lyricist:
Lorenz Hart (in 1927)
composer:
Richard Rodgers (composer) (in 1927)
publisher:
Marlin Enterprises and Warner Bros. (holding: File NO Releases)
2:54
5Quicksilver
engineer:
Doug Hawkins (on 1952-10-20)
producer:
Alfred Lion (on 1952-10-20)
bass:
Gene Ramey (on 1952-10-20) and Curley Russell (on 1952-10-20)
drums (drum set):
Art Blakey (on 1952-10-20)
piano:
Horace Silver (on 1952-10-20)
recorded at:
WOR Studios in New York, New York, United States (on 1952-10-20)
recording of:
Quicksilver (on 1952-10-20)
composer:
Horace Silver
3:02
6Horoscope
engineer:
Doug Hawkins (on 1952-10-09)
producer:
Alfred Lion (on 1952-10-20)
double bass [bass]:
Gene Ramey (on 1952-10-09)
drums (drum set):
Art Blakey (on 1952-10-09)
piano:
Horace Silver (on 1952-10-09)
recorded at:
WOR Studios in New York, New York, United States (on 1952-10-09)
instrumental recording of:
Horoscope (on 1952-10-09)
composer:
Horace Silver
3:51
7Yeah
engineer:
Doug Hawkins (on 1952-10-20)
producer:
Alfred Lion (on 1952-10-20)
bass:
Gene Ramey (on 1952-10-20)
drums (drum set):
Art Blakey (on 1952-10-20)
piano:
Horace Silver (on 1952-10-20)
recorded at:
WOR Studios in New York, New York, United States (on 1952-10-20)
instrumental recording of:
Yeah (on 1952-10-20)
composer:
Horace Silver
2:53
8Knowledge Box
engineer:
Doug Hawkins (on 1952-10-20)
producer:
Alfred Lion (on 1952-10-20)
bass:
Curley Russell (on 1952-10-20)
drums (drum set):
Art Blakey (on 1952-10-20)
piano:
Horace Silver (on 1952-10-20)
recorded at:
WOR Studios in New York, New York, United States (on 1952-10-20)
instrumental recording of:
Knowledge Box (on 1952-10-20)
composer:
Horace Silver
2:49
9Room 608
double bass [bass]:
Doug Watkins (on 1954-11-13)
drums (drum set):
Art Blakey (on 1954-11-13)
piano:
Horace Silver (on 1954-11-13)
saxophone:
Hank Mobley (US jazz tenor saxophonist)
tenor saxophone:
Hank Mobley (US jazz tenor saxophonist) (on 1954-11-13)
trumpet:
Kenny Dorham (on 1954-11-13)
recording of:
Room 608 (on 1954-11-13)
composer:
Horace Silver
5:20
10Creepin’ In
double bass [bass]:
Doug Watkins (on 1954-11-13)
drums (drum set):
Art Blakey (on 1954-11-13)
piano:
Horace Silver (on 1954-11-13)
saxophone:
Hank Mobley (US jazz tenor saxophonist)
tenor saxophone:
Hank Mobley (US jazz tenor saxophonist) (on 1954-11-13)
trumpet:
Kenny Dorham (on 1954-11-13)
recording of:
Creepin' In (on 1954-11-13)
composer:
Horace Silver
7:24
11Stop Time
double bass [bass]:
Doug Watkins (on 1954-11-13)
drums (drum set):
Art Blakey (on 1954-11-13)
piano:
Horace Silver (on 1954-11-13)
saxophone:
Hank Mobley (US jazz tenor saxophonist)
tenor saxophone:
Hank Mobley (US jazz tenor saxophonist) (on 1954-11-13)
trumpet:
Kenny Dorham (on 1954-11-13)
recording of:
Stop Time (on 1954-11-13)
composer:
Horace Silver
4:05
12To Whom It May Concern
double bass [bass]:
Doug Watkins (on 1955-02-06)
drums (drum set):
Art Blakey (on 1955-02-06)
piano:
Horace Silver (on 1955-02-06)
tenor saxophone:
Hank Mobley (US jazz tenor saxophonist) (on 1955-02-06)
trumpet:
Kenny Dorham (on 1955-02-06)
recording of:
To Whom It May Concern (on 1955-02-06)
composer:
Horace Silver
5:08
13Hippy
double bass [bass]:
Doug Watkins (on 1955-02-06)
drums (drum set):
Art Blakey (on 1955-02-06)
piano:
Horace Silver (on 1955-02-06)
tenor saxophone:
Hank Mobley (US jazz tenor saxophonist) (on 1955-02-06)
trumpet:
Kenny Dorham (on 1955-02-06)
recording of:
Hippy (on 1955-02-06)
composer:
Horace Silver
5:22
14The Preacher
bass and double bass [bass]:
Doug Watkins (on 1955-02-06)
drums (drum set):
Art Blakey (on 1955-02-06)
piano:
Horace Silver (on 1955-02-06)
saxophone:
Hank Mobley (US jazz tenor saxophonist)
tenor saxophone:
Hank Mobley (US jazz tenor saxophonist) (on 1955-02-06)
trumpet:
Kenny Dorham (on 1955-02-06)
instrumental recording of:
The Preacher (on 1955-02-06)
lyricist:
Babs Gonzales
composer:
Horace Silver
publisher:
Silhouette Music
instrumental recording of:
The Preacher
lyricist:
Babs Gonzales
composer:
Horace Silver
publisher:
Silhouette Music
4:16
15Hankerin’
double bass [bass]:
Doug Watkins (on 1955-02-06)
drums (drum set):
Art Blakey (on 1955-02-06)
piano:
Horace Silver (on 1955-02-06)
saxophone:
Hank Mobley (US jazz tenor saxophonist)
tenor saxophone:
Hank Mobley (US jazz tenor saxophonist) (on 1955-02-06)
trumpet:
Kenny Dorham (on 1955-02-06)
recording of:
Hankerin' (on 1955-02-06)
composer:
Hank Mobley (US jazz tenor saxophonist)
5:16
16Doodlin’
double bass [bass]:
Doug Watkins (on 1954-11-13)
drums (drum set):
Art Blakey (on 1954-11-13)
piano:
Horace Silver (on 1954-11-13)
saxophone:
Hank Mobley (US jazz tenor saxophonist)
tenor saxophone:
Hank Mobley (US jazz tenor saxophonist) (on 1954-11-13)
trumpet:
Kenny Dorham (on 1954-11-13)
recording of:
Doodlin’ (original instrumental version) (on 1954-11-13)
composer:
Horace Silver
publisher:
Ecaroh Music, Inc.
6:46
CD 2: Disc Two
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1Day in Day Out
engineer:
Doug Hawkins (on 1953-11-23)
producer:
Alfred Lion (on 1953-11-23)
bass:
Percy Heath (on 1953-11-23)
drums (drum set):
Art Blakey (on 1953-11-23)
piano:
Horace Silver (on 1953-11-23)
recorded at:
WOR Studios in New York, New York, United States (on 1953-11-23)
instrumental recording of:
Day In, Day Out (on 1953-11-23)
lyricist:
Johnny Mercer (in 1939)
composer:
Rube Bloom (American songwriter, pianist and vocalist) (in 1939)
publisher:
Bregman, Vocco & Conn, Inc.
3:01
2How About You
engineer:
Doug Hawkins (on 1953-11-23)
producer:
Alfred Lion (on 1953-11-23)
bass:
Percy Heath (on 1953-11-23)
drums (drum set):
Art Blakey (on 1953-11-23)
piano:
Horace Silver (on 1953-11-23)
recorded at:
WOR Studios in New York, New York, United States (on 1953-11-23)
instrumental recording of:
How About You? (on 1953-11-23)
lyricist:
Ralph Freed
composer:
Burton Lane
publisher:
CBS Feist Catalog, Inc., EMI Feist Catalog Inc., EMI United Partnership Ltd., Leo Feist, Inc., フジパシフィックミュージック SBK事業部 and ヤマハミュージックエンタテインメントホールディングス (holding company - do not use as release label)
3:45
3I Remember You
engineer:
Doug Hawkins (on 1953-11-23)
producer:
Alfred Lion (on 1953-11-23)
bass:
Percy Heath (on 1953-11-23)
drums (drum set):
Art Blakey (on 1953-11-23)
piano:
Horace Silver (on 1953-11-23)
recorded at:
WOR Studios in New York, New York, United States (on 1953-11-23)
3:56
4Silverware
engineer:
Doug Hawkins
producer:
Alfred Lion
bass:
Percy Heath (on 1953-11-23)
drums (drum set):
Art Blakey (on 1953-11-23)
piano:
Horace Silver (on 1953-11-23)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Capitol Records, Inc. (not for release label use; US company behind the “Capitol Records” imprint)
recorded at:
WOR Studios in New York, New York, United States (on 1953-11-23)
2:38
5Message From Kenya
engineer:
Doug Hawkins (on 1953-11-23)
bass:
Percy Heath (on 1953-11-23)
congas:
Sabu Martinez (on 1953-11-23)
drums (drum set):
Art Blakey (on 1953-11-23)
piano:
Horace Silver (on 1953-11-23)
vocals:
Sabu Martinez (on 1953-11-23)
recorded at:
WOR Studios in New York, New York, United States (on 1953-11-23)
4:35
6Opus de Funk
engineer:
Doug Hawkins (on 1953-11-23)
producer:
Alfred Lion (on 1953-11-23)
bass:
Percy Heath (on 1953-11-23)
drums (drum set):
Art Blakey (on 1953-11-23)
piano:
Horace Silver (on 1953-11-23)
recorded at:
WOR Studios in New York, New York, United States (on 1953-11-23)
recording of:
Opus de Funk (on 1953-11-23)
composer:
Horace Silver
3:27
7Nothing but the Soul
engineer:
Doug Hawkins (on 1953-11-23)
drums (drum set):
Art Blakey (on 1953-11-23)
piano:
Horace Silver (on 1953-11-23)
recorded at:
WOR Studios in New York, New York, United States (on 1953-11-23)
instrumental recording of:
Nothing but the Soul (on 1953-11-23)
composer:
Art Blakey
4:09
8Buhaina
engineer:
Doug Hawkins (on 1953-11-23)
producer:
Alfred Lion (on 1953-11-23)
double bass:
Percy Heath (on 1953-11-23)
drums (drum set):
Art Blakey (on 1953-11-23)
piano:
Horace Silver (on 1953-11-23)
recorded at:
WOR Studios in New York, New York, United States (on 1953-11-23)
recording of:
Buhaina (on 1953-11-23)
composer:
Horace Silver
3:06
9Silver’s Blue
recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (on 1956-06-17)
bass:
Doug Watkins (on 1956-06-17)
drums (drum set):
Art Taylor (on 1956-06-17)
piano:
Horace Silver (on 1956-06-17)
tenor saxophone:
Hank Mobley (US jazz tenor saxophonist) (on 1956-06-17)
trumpet:
Donald Byrd (American jazz trumpeter) (on 1956-06-17)
7:47
10To Beat or Not to Beat
recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (on 1956-06-02)
bass:
Doug Watkins (on 1956-06-02)
drums (drum set):
Kenny Clarke (on 1956-06-02)
piano:
Horace Silver (on 1956-06-02)
tenor saxophone:
Hank Mobley (US jazz tenor saxophonist) (on 1956-06-02)
trumpet:
Joe Gordon (jazz trumpeter) (on 1956-06-02)
4:05
11How Long Has This Been Going On?
recording of:
How Long Has This Been Going On? (Funny Face, 1957 film)
lyricist:
Ira Gershwin (in 1928)
composer:
George Gershwin (composer) (in 1928)
publisher:
New World Music Co. (in 1927)
part of:
My One and Only (1983 Broadway Musical)
part of:
Rosalie
4:20
12I’ll Know
recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (on 1956-06-17)
bass:
Doug Watkins (on 1956-06-17)
drums (drum set):
Art Taylor (on 1956-06-17)
piano:
Horace Silver (on 1956-06-17)
tenor saxophone:
Hank Mobley (US jazz tenor saxophonist) (on 1956-06-17)
trumpet:
Donald Byrd (American jazz trumpeter) (on 1956-06-17)
instrumental recording of:
I’ll Know (Guys and Dolls) (on 1956-06-17)
lyricist and composer:
Frank Loesser
publisher:
Frank Music
part of:
Guys and Dolls (full musical)
7:27
13Shoutin’ Out
recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (on 1956-06-02)
bass:
Doug Watkins (on 1956-06-02)
drums (drum set):
Kenny Clarke (on 1956-06-02)
piano:
Horace Silver (on 1956-06-02)
tenor saxophone:
Hank Mobley (US jazz tenor saxophonist) (on 1956-06-02)
trumpet:
Joe Gordon (jazz trumpeter) (on 1956-06-02)
6:36
14Hank’s Tune
recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (on 1956-06-18)
bass:
Doug Watkins (on 1956-06-18)
drums (drum set):
Art Taylor (on 1956-06-18)
piano:
Horace Silver (on 1956-06-18)
tenor saxophone:
Hank Mobley (US jazz tenor saxophonist) (on 1956-06-18)
trumpet:
Donald Byrd (American jazz trumpeter) (on 1956-06-18)
recording of:
Hank's Tune (on 1956-06-18)
writer:
Hank Mobley (US jazz tenor saxophonist)
5:28
15The Night Has a Thousand Eyes
recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (on 1956-06-18)
double bass [bass]:
Doug Watkins (on 1956-06-18)
drums (drum set):
Art Taylor (on 1956-06-18)
piano:
Horace Silver (on 1956-06-18)
tenor saxophone:
Hank Mobley (US jazz tenor saxophonist) (on 1956-06-18)
trumpet:
Donald Byrd (American jazz trumpeter) (on 1956-06-18)
instrumental recording of:
The Night Has a Thousand Eyes (on 1956-06-18)
lyricist:
Buddy Bernier
composer:
Buddy Bernier and Jerry Brainin
part of:
The Real Book (compilation of jazz standards, Volume I)
9:00
CD 3: Disc Three
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1No Smokin’
bass:
Teddy Kotick (on 1957-05-08)
drums (drum set):
Louis Hayes (on 1957-05-08)
piano:
Horace Silver (on 1957-05-08)
tenor saxophone:
Hank Mobley (US jazz tenor saxophonist) (on 1957-05-08)
trumpet:
Art Farmer (on 1957-05-08)
recorded at:
Van Gelder Studio (Hackensack - July 1,1959) in Hackensack, United States (on 1957-05-08)
recording of:
No Smokin’ (on 1957-05-08)
composer:
Horace Silver
5:34
2The Back Beat
bass:
Teddy Kotick (on 1957-05-08)
drums (drum set):
Louis Hayes (on 1957-05-08)
piano:
Horace Silver (on 1957-05-08)
tenor saxophone:
Hank Mobley (US jazz tenor saxophonist) (on 1957-05-08)
trumpet:
Art Farmer (on 1957-05-08)
recorded at:
Van Gelder Studio (Hackensack - July 1,1959) in Hackensack, United States (on 1957-05-08)
recording of:
The Back Beat (on 1957-05-08)
composer:
Horace Silver
6:23
3Soulville
bass:
Teddy Kotick (on 1957-05-08)
drums (drum set):
Louis Hayes (on 1957-05-08)
piano:
Horace Silver (on 1957-05-08)
tenor saxophone:
Hank Mobley (US jazz tenor saxophonist) (on 1957-05-08)
trumpet:
Art Farmer (on 1957-05-08)
recorded at:
Van Gelder Studio (Hackensack - July 1,1959) in Hackensack, United States (on 1957-05-08)
recording of:
Soulville (on 1957-05-08)
writer:
Horace Silver
6:16
4Home Cookin’
bass:
Teddy Kotick (on 1957-05-08)
drums (drum set):
Louis Hayes (on 1957-05-08)
piano:
Horace Silver (on 1957-05-08)
tenor saxophone:
Hank Mobley (US jazz tenor saxophonist) (on 1957-05-08)
trumpet:
Art Farmer (on 1957-05-08)
recorded at:
Van Gelder Studio (Hackensack - July 1,1959) in Hackensack, United States (on 1957-05-08)
recording of:
Home Cookin’ (on 1957-05-08)
composer:
Horace Silver
6:28
5Metamorphosis
7:18
6My One and Only Love
6:58
7Cool Eyes
recording engineer:
Rudy van Gelder (on 1956-11-10)
bass:
Doug Watkins (on 1956-11-10)
drums (drum set):
Louis Hayes (on 1956-11-10)
piano:
Horace Silver (on 1956-11-10)
tenor saxophone:
Hank Mobley (US jazz tenor saxophonist) (on 1956-11-10)
trumpet:
Donald Byrd (American jazz trumpeter) (on 1956-11-10)
recorded at:
Van Gelder Studio (Hackensack - July 1,1959) in Hackensack, United States (on 1956-11-10)
recording of:
Cool Eyes (on 1956-11-10)
composer:
Horace Silver
5:54
8Shirl
recording engineer:
Rudy van Gelder (on 1956-11-10)
bass:
Doug Watkins (on 1956-11-10)
drums (drum set):
Louis Hayes (on 1956-11-10)
piano:
Horace Silver (on 1956-11-10)
tenor saxophone:
Hank Mobley (US jazz tenor saxophonist) (on 1956-11-10)
trumpet:
Donald Byrd (American jazz trumpeter) (on 1956-11-10)
recorded at:
Van Gelder Studio (Hackensack - July 1,1959) in Hackensack, United States (on 1956-11-10)
recording of:
Shirl (on 1956-11-10)
composer:
Horace Silver
4:16
9Camouflage
recording engineer:
Rudy van Gelder (on 1956-11-10)
bass:
Doug Watkins (on 1956-11-10)
drums (drum set):
Louis Hayes (on 1956-11-10)
piano:
Horace Silver (on 1956-11-10)
tenor saxophone:
Hank Mobley (US jazz tenor saxophonist) (on 1956-11-10)
trumpet:
Donald Byrd (American jazz trumpeter) (on 1956-11-10)
recorded at:
Van Gelder Studio (Hackensack - July 1,1959) in Hackensack, United States (on 1956-11-10)
recording of:
Camouflage
composer:
Horace Silver
4:25
10Enchantment
recording engineer:
Rudy van Gelder (on 1956-11-10)
bass:
Doug Watkins (on 1956-11-10)
drums (drum set):
Louis Hayes (on 1956-11-10)
piano:
Horace Silver (on 1956-11-10)
tenor saxophone:
Hank Mobley (US jazz tenor saxophonist) (on 1956-11-10)
trumpet:
Donald Byrd (American jazz trumpeter) (on 1956-11-10)
recorded at:
Van Gelder Studio (Hackensack - July 1,1959) in Hackensack, United States (on 1956-11-10)
recording of:
Enchantment (on 1956-11-10)
composer:
Horace Silver
6:22
11Señor Blues
recording engineer:
Rudy van Gelder (on 1956-11-10)
bass:
Doug Watkins (on 1956-11-10)
drums (drum set):
Louis Hayes (on 1956-11-10)
piano:
Horace Silver (on 1956-11-10)
tenor saxophone:
Hank Mobley (US jazz tenor saxophonist) (on 1956-11-10)
trumpet:
Donald Byrd (American jazz trumpeter) (on 1956-11-10)
recorded at:
Van Gelder Studio (Hackensack - July 1,1959) in Hackensack, United States (on 1956-11-10)
recording of:
Señor Blues (on 1956-11-10)
writer:
Horace Silver
7:01