Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Wynton Kelly - Kelly Great

Pianist Wynton Kelly teams up with trumpeter Lee Morgan, tenor saxophonist Wayne Shorter, bassist Paul Chambers and drummer Philly Joe Jones for a fine, advanced hard bop date. There are four originals (all virtually forgotten decades later) by Kelly, Shorter and Morgan but it is the lone standard, a playful version of "June Night" (which has some puckish Morgan trumpet), that is the standout. At 35 minutes, this CD reissue of a former LP is pretty brief, but what is here on the formerly rare session should satisfy collectors of the style.
Scott Yanow

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Wynton Kelly
Kelly Great


1 Wrinkles (Kelly) 8:05
2 Mama "G" (Shorter) 7:42
3 June Night (Baer, Friend) 8:23
4 What I Know (Morgan) 8:01
5 Sydney (Shorter) 3:55

Lee Morgan - tp
Wayne Shorter - ts
Wynton Kelly - p
Paul Chambers - b
Philly Joe Jones - dr

Recorded in New York City ; 1960


Melanchthon said...

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LaroSwing said...

thank you melanchthon!

Jazz Messenger said...

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deGallo said...

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lucky5 said...

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Peter said...

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Blue Eyes said...

A must! (with one of the greatest rhythm section of the jazz history imo) super post Mel!

Orbyt said...

Great post, Mel! Thank you.

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Kovina Kris said...

Thank you very much. I have been hoping to find this one Mel!

L.O.L. said...

Consegui finalmente. Obrigado Mel!

jazzfriend said...

Otra maravilla.

Gracias Mel.

Saludos desde Chile.