Saturday, July 29, 2017

Jimmy Giuffre & Jim Hall - The Original Trio

This CD Includes all the recordings made in Studio by the Original Jimmy Giuffre Trio, with Jim Hall on Guitar and Ralph Peña on Bass, in 1956-57. Also included are five tracks with Jim Atlas replacing Ralph Peña on Bass. Three of the tunes were played on Bobby Troup's Famous Kabc TV Show "stars of Jazz" ; and the other two are different versions of his Hit "the Train and the River", one recorded in the studio and the other performed for the TV Program "the Sound of Jazz"

Source :

Jimmy Giuffre
Jim Hall
The Original Trio
[feat. Ralph Peña]


1 Gotta Dance (Giuffre)  2:32
2 Two Kinds of Blues (Giuffre)  5:16
3 The Song Is You (Hammerstein, Kern)  3:56
4 Crazy She Calls Me (Russell, Sigman)  4:18
5 Voodoo (Giuffre)  2:52
6 My All (Giuffre, Russell)  4:12
7 That's the Way It Is (Giuffre)  3:48
8 Crawdad Suite (Giuffre)  7:14
9 The Train and the River (Giuffre)  3:35
10 Four Brothers (Giuffre)  2:42
11 Gotta Dance (Giuffre)  2:19
12 Two Kinds of Blues (Giuffre)  4:46
13 The Train and the River [*] (Giuffre)  4:48
14 The Train and the River [*] (Giuffre)  5:03


Jimmy Giuffre - cl, ts, bs
Jim Hall - g
Ralph Peña or Jim Atlas [on # 13-14] - b 

Recorded in Los Angeles ; December 3, [# 3, 7] ; December 4 [# 2, 4, 6, 8] ; December 24 [# 1, 5, 9] ; "Stars of Jazz KABC TV Show", Hollywood, California ; January 7, 1957 [# 10, 12] ; New York City ; December 5, 1957 [# 13] ; "The Sound of Jazz CBS TV Show", New York City, December 8, 1957 [# 14]


Orbyt said...

Merci beaucoup.

zeta said...

I wasn't a pampered person before my arrival to your amazing blog :)
but now, every other day you are bringing those amazing musical jewels!
Thanks so much!

yy said...

really nice to have it at last.


Jim Byers said...

thanks again. your site is tops. a tout alleurs!

LaroSwing said...

Encore merci pour tous ces Jim Hall!

johnp said...

Just discovered this-Many thanks

Anonymous said...

Thank you for this and for your blog. Many seem to be going private, what have they got to hide I ask.

I to am anonymous.

FrankDell said...

So good. So simpatico. Great version of the trio and Ralph Peña died way too young. Most appreciated Mel.

AmyBRAINS said...

Great album.
Many thanks, Melanchthon.

Blue Eyes said...

A must have have again! kudos to you, Melanchthon!

fcapeau said...

Great thanks, Mel; I had it of course, but never saw the original sleeve ... Done !

deGallo said...

Nice! Thank you.

Jorge del Parque said...

Muchas gracias, Melanchthon.

Melanchthon said...

Anonymous said...

another great, great recording. thanks so much, dear MM, for keeping these superb artists away from obscurity.

Dubley said...

Many thanks again, Melanchthon


Arewenotmen? said...

Grand merci pour celui-ci... et pour tous les autres !

Kovina Kris said...

Great post Mel!