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Jazz Impressions of the USA

Jazz Impressions of the USA - CD

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Label: Gambit Records
Year: 1957
Released on LP: No
Released on CD: Yes

Tracks

9. Two Sleepy People
10. Pilgrims Progress.


Plus tracks from original Columbia release.

1. Ode to a Cowboy
2. Summer Song
3. Yonder for Two
4. History of a Boy Scout (We Crossed the Rhine)
5. Plainsong
6. Curtain Time
7. Sounds of the Loop
8. Home at Last

Personnel

Dave Brubeck (piano)
Paul Desmond (alto sax)
Joe Morello (drums)
Joe Dodge (drums)
Norman Bates (bass)

Notes

This album is listed in this section as it contains two very rare performances, which previously only available on out of print LP's.

"Two Sleepy People" was recorded on 24th October 1957, in Los Angeles, with Paul Desmond, Joe Morello and Norman Bates. It’s only previous issue was on out of print LP's

• Playboy (USA) PB-1958 “Playboy Jazz All Stars Volume 2”.

• Columbia (J) "Playboy Jazz All Stars Volume 2”.

The “Pilgrims Progress” track was recorded at Stratford Music Festival, Stratford, Ontario, Canada, on 3rd August 1956 and included Paul Desmond, Norman Bates and Joe Dodge.

Its only previous release had been on LP releases:

Playboy (USA) PB-1957 "Playboy Jazz All Stars”.
Playboy (USA) PB-7473 "Playboy Music Hall Of Fame Winners”.
Columbia (EU) C909-77178 "Playboy Jazz All Stars”.

Tracks 1- 8 are from the original Columbia release - "Jazz Impressions Of The USA"

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