Friday, August 11, 2017

Buddy Collette - Cool, Calm, and Collette

In the summer of 1956, Buddy Collette left Chico Hamiltons successful quintet to begin his own career as a leader. His first quartet stayed together for three months. Then, along with John Goodman, still on bass, Buddy found in pianist Dick Shreve, and drummer Bill Dolney, his ideal rhythm section. With such an outstanding group, Collette, on alto, tenor, clarinet and flute, developed a concept full of beauty, taste and strength, played with warmth and great feeling.
Dick Shreve, too, proves in these sessions that he was not only a talented and underrated pianist in a gentle and reflective manner, but also a fine composer. On the last date of this set, Eugene Wright and Bill Richmond, replacing Goodman and Dolney, sustain the mood just as impressively.
Jordi Pujol, from the booklet

Buddy Collette
Cool, Calm, and Collette


1 Makin Whoopee (Donaldson, Kahn)  2:36
2 Fall Winds (Collette)  5:18
3 Minor Deviation (Shreve)  4:38
4 Change It (Collette)  3:15
5 Ill Remember April (Ray, DdePaul Johnston)  3:05
6 Winston Walks (Goodman)  2:58
7 If She Had Stayed (Shreve)  3:38
8 They Cant Take That Away From Me (Gershwin)  3:54
9 Undecided (Shavers, Robin)  3:22
10 Flute in "D" (Collette)  4:55
11 The Continental (Conrad, Magidson)  3:10
12 Three And One (Collette)  3:34
13 Night in Tunisia (Gillespie Paparelli)  4:12
14 Johnny Walks (Collette)  6:25
15 Perfidia (Dominguez)  2:55
16 Morning Jazz (Shreve)  3:46
17 Orlando Blues (Collette)  4:37
18 Soft Touch (Collette)  3:46
19 Old School (Wright)  4:46
20 Debbie (Shreve)  3:57


[# 1-16]
Buddy Collette - fl, cl, as & ts
Dick Shreve - p
John Goodman - b
Bill Dolney - dr
Recorded at ABC Studios ; November 19 & 29, 1956 [# 1-5] ; & January 24, 1957 [# 6-16]
[# 1 & 2] from "Stars of Jazz" TV Show
[# 3-5] from "Nice Day with Buddy Collette" (Contemporary C 3531)
[# 6-16] from "Calm, Cool and Collette" (ABC Paramount ABC 179)
[# 17-20] from "Everybody's Buddy" (Challenge CHL-603)
Buddy Collette - fl, cl, as & ts
Dick Shreve - p
Eugene Wright - b
Bill Richmond - dr
Recorded in Hollywood ; May 14, 1957


russellbrookesguy said...

Wow. Thanks a lot for the Buddy Collette.

blue said...

I love all your musical selections, much thanks.
Just wanted to say that for months or longer, time slips away, I have not been able to open your .7z files. In the 'old days' everything seemed to always work. Now never. Maybe it's just my old age and my old computer.
I'm using EZ 7z-1 to try and open and it always says: Error: Can not open file as archive. anyone have any suggestions??

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Christophe said...

Try 7zX perhaps !

zoot said...

many thanks mel. blue - need to download all parts and unzip on 001. suggest use 7zip. if you are you can always try uninstall clean reinstall.

Pedro del Castillo Alonso said...

Fantastic! Thanks Mel

deGallo said...

Marvelous!! Thank you.

erasmus said...

thanks, melanchthon.

mac users: i recommend keka (free) for unpacking 7z files.

tdelyon said...

Thanks a lot :)

sep troelstra said...

Many thanks!!

Olde Edo said...

Buddy Collette is great! Thank you for this.

kristophermc28 said...

Thanks Mel!

Historicus said...

Many thanks!!!

how boring all this google stores to erase for getting through with my thank you here. I know it doesn't depend by our great uploader ....

Kovina Kris said...

Lovin it. Thanks!

Subhankar said...

Timeless music. Recorded 60 years ago - still sounds fresh. Thanks for sharing.

tdelyon said...

Lost in a HD crash....Any reseed possibility ?
Thanks in advance.

Melanchthon said...

tdelyon said...

Many many thnaks for the re-up, Mel :)