Bien sur, there's more, including 78 rpm recordings of Port of Harlem Jazzmen from 1939the first ensemble recorded by Alfred Lionon Blue Note number 3, and even a track from some of the first material listed in the Erroll Garner discography from a Blue Note 10-incher. Those Erroll Garner Blue Notes really need to be cleaned up and re-released properlythe music is fine, and they are historically important documents.
We've also got a compare and contrast between McCoy and Duke Ellington on Duke's gorgeous composition, "Gypsy Without a Song," whose beauty I never appreciated until I heard McCoy's version! There's recent music too and a late period Horace Silver classic with the Breckers. Enjoy the discoveries and the show! [FYI: No one associated with Gifts & Messages receives ANY compensation from the Blue Note label.]
Horace Silver "Yodel Lady Blues" from A Prescription for The Blues (Impulse) 00:00
Tony Kofi "Cisco" from Point Blank (Last Music) 06:32
Pierre Dorge "Sim Sim Ba" from Soundscapes (Steeplechase) 11:51
Peter Erskine "Hipnotherapy" from Second Opinion (Fuzzy Music) 21:07
Lou Donaldson "Snake Bone" from Say It Loud (Blue Note) 28:31
Lou Donaldson "Caravan" from Say It Loud (Blue Note) 38:00
Lou Donaldson "Brother Soul" from Say It Loud (Blue Note) 44:22
Port of Harlem Jazz Men "Rocking The Blues" (Blue Note) 52:42
Port of Harlem Jazz Men "Mighty Blues" (Blue Note) 57:47
Bobby Hutcherson "Ruth" from Spiral (Blue Note) 1:02:18
Bobby Hutcherson "Poor People's March" from Spiral (Blue Note) 1:10:44
Bobby Hutcherson "Visions" from Blue Note (Blue Note) 1:16:59
McCoy Tyner "Gypsy Without A Song" from McCoy Tyner Plays Ellington (Impulse) 1:20:41
Duke Ellington "Gypsy Without A Song" from Complete 1932-40 Brunswick, Columbia Master Recordings (Mosaic) 1:26:42
McCoy Tyner "Planet X" from Cosmos (Blue Note) 1:29:43
McCoy Tyner "Sama Layuca" from Sama Layuca (Milestone) 1:37:49
Erroll Garner "Autumn Mood" from Overture To Dawn, Vol 2 (Blue Note) 1:46:22
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