A product of the Pye group of companies B1 - "Shoe Shine Boy" listed as first take on rear sleeve. Matrix, Runout (Matrix label side A): VE. 006-A. Matrix, Runout (Matrix label side B): VE. 006-B.
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This is a first-rate, swing-influenced set, later combined with a second album into the Essential Jo Jones package on Vogue.
от Jo Jones, Count Basie. 1996, Джаз, Fenn Music Service/YVP Music. Highway Jazz - Jo Jones, Vol. 1. 3:57. Ella Fitzgerald, Oscar Peterson, Herb Ellis, Ray Brown, Jo Jones - Them There Eyes. Highway Jazz - Ella Fitzgerald, Vol. 2:07. Jo Jones - Embraceable You. All My Succes - Jo Jones. Jo Jones - You're Getting to Be a Habit with Me (From "Bioshock"). Bioshock Soundtracks 1,2 & Infinite. Jo Jones - Shoe Shine Boy. The Essential. Ella Fitzgerald, Don Abney, Wendell Marshall, Jo Jones - I Can't Give You Anything But Love Baby (From Blackbirds of 1928). 4:31
This was the first album the man who plays like the wind did as a leader. On four of the numbers he fronted a septet with Nat Pierce on piano. Soloists Benny Green and Emmett Berry are excellent, but if one hornman especially excels here is tenor Lucky Thompson, one of the most unjustly neglected artists in jazz. On the two magnificently robust takes of Shoe Shine Boy, the guest pianist is Count Basie, thereby reuniting, for the first time in eight years, what was the greatest rhythm section in jazz. Lincoln Heights (Jones-Thompson) 7:45 06. Embraceable You (G. & I. Gershwin) 6:41 07. Shoe Shine Boy (Chaplin-Cahn) 5:18.
Exclusive discount for Prime members. Sample this album Artist (Sample). I recommend, however, that you first consider The Essential Jo Jones before making a final purchase decision. That album contains this one (except for the last take of Shoe Shine Boy - track 7 - with the other Vanguard recording that Papa Jo let in 1955.
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Written-By – George Gershwin
|B1||Shoe Shine Boy
Written-By – Cahn*, Chaplin*
- Published By – Lawrence Wright
- Published By – Chappell
- Distributed By – Pye Group Records (Sales) Ltd
- Bass – Walter Page
- Drums – Jo Jones
- Guitar – Freddie Greene*
- Piano – Nat Pierce
- Piano [Guest Pianist] – Count Basie (tracks: B1)
- Sleeve Notes – Stanley Dance
- Tenor Saxophone – Lucky Thompson
- Trombone – Benny Green*
- Trumpet – Emmett Berry
NotesA product of the Pye group of companies
B1 - "Shoe Shine Boy" listed as first take on rear sleeve.
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Matrix / Runout (Matrix label side A): VEP.1006-A
- Matrix / Runout (Matrix label side B): VEP.1006-B
- Matrix / Runout (Runout side A stamped): VEP 1006A-1WM 1 A
- Matrix / Runout (Runout side B stamped): VEP 1006B-1WM 1 A