Horace Silver in the '60s (1959-1965)
November 26, 2019
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edition of The Jazz Messengers. In this hour of Jazz at 100, we will turn to
's terrific 1960s quintets, featuring trumpeters
; tenor players
and guest trombonistthe veteranJJ Johnson. The two flagship ensembles of hard bop were alive and well in the 1960s.
Playlist Host Intro 0:00 Horace Silver Quintet. "Swingin' the Samba" from Finger Poppin' (Blue Note) 3:50 Horace Silver Quintet. "Juicy Lucy" from Finger Poppin' (Blue Note) 9:05 Host speaks 14:49 Horace Silver Quintet. "Sister Sadie" from Blowin' the Blues Away (Blue Note) 17:30 Horace Silver Quintet. "Peace" from Blowin' the Blues Away (Blue Note) 23:46 Host speaks 29:43 Horace Silver Quintet. "Song for My Father" from Song for My Father (Blue Note) 31:31 Host speaks 38.45 Horace Silver Quintet with JJ Johnson. "Nutville" from Cape Verdean Blues (Blue Note) 42:17 Horace Silver Quintet. "Pretty Eyes" from Cape Verdean Blues (Blue Note) 49:28 Host Outro 56:53
Despite revisionist history that suggests that the energy of hard bop was spent by the time the sixties came, in the last hour we heard from the great 1960s