George Wallington Quintet - Jazz For The Carriage Trade - 200g LP Mono


George Wallington Quintet - Jazz For The Carriage Trade - 200g LP Mono

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George Wallington Quintet - Jazz For The Carriage Trade - 200g LP Mono
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Analogue Poductions - APRJ 7032 - 200 Gram Virgin Vinyl - AAA 100% Analogue 

Mastered By  Kevin Gray at Acoustech Mastering - Prestige 7032

1000 Limited Edition - Mono - Pressed at QRP Quality Record Pressings 

AAA 100% Analogue This  LP was Remastered using Pure Analogue Components Only, from the Master Tapes through to the Cutting Head

Cut from the analogue masters by renowned mastering engineer Kevin Gray

200-gram pressing by Quality Record Pressings has a flat edge profile and deep groove label, true to the original LP Deluxe high-gloss tip-on album jacket

Recorded in 1956 when George Wallington was also musical director at the Cafe Bohemia in Greenwich Village,

 Jazz For The Carriage Trade finds the multi-faceted pianist leading a quintet with regular members Donald Byrd (trumpeter) and Phil Woods (alto saxophone) joined by Teddy Kotick (bass) and Art Taylor (drums). The 6-song set features a fine mix of standards such as "Our Delight," "Our Love Is Here to Stay" and "What's New" alongside strong originals including Woods' own "Together We Wail" and "But George."

Besides his importance as one of the first bop pianists, a major jazz composer, and a prototypical trio player (as heard on The George Wallington Trios), for a time pianist George Wallington was also a New York combo leader and talent scout on the order of Art Blakey and Miles Davis. This 1956 session comes from the period when Wallington was musical director at the Cafe Bohemia in Greenwich Village, where the present quintet introduced then-young lions trumpeter Donald Byrd and alto saxophonist Phil Woods to jazz’s major leagues.
 
For this reissue, bassist Teddy Kotick and drummer Art Taylor complete the group on a program that includes three standards ("Our Delight," "Our Love Is Here to Stay" and "What’s New"), a pair of Woods originals ("Together We Wail" and "But George") and Frank Foster’s "Foster Dulles." All Music Guide says "The music falls between bebop and hard bop with Woods sounding quite strong while Byrd comes across as a promising (but not yet mature) youngster. A fine example of this somewhat forgotten but talented group, easily recommended to bop collectors."
 
Originally released in 1956.
 
Musicians:
George Wallington, piano
Phil Woods, alto sax
Donald Byrd, trumpet
Teddy Kotick, bass
Arthur Taylor, drums


George Wallington Quintet Jazz For The Carriage Trade 

1.  Our Delight
2.  Love Is Here to Stay
3.  Foster Dulles
4.  Together We Wail
5.  What's New?
6.  But George 

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