Thursday, April 28, 2016

The Brothers !

This release presents the complete original 1955 album The Brothers ! (RCA Victor LPM1162), featuring the wonderful West Coast frontline of Al Cohn, Bill Perkins and Richie Kamuca. In addition to the complete original album, this CD also includes all of the tunes recorded during those sessions that were originally excluded from the LP, as well as a splendid complete quintet session that also features Perkins and Kamuca.

Source :

Al Cohn
Bill Perkins
Richie Kamuca
The Brothers !


1 Blixed* (Potts)  3:48
2 Kim's Kaper (Perkins)  3:13
3 Rolling Stone (Brookmeyer)  3:08
4 Sioux Zan* (Pierce)  3:08
5 The Walrus* (Cohn)  2:48
6 Blue Skies (Berlin)  3:12
7 Gay Blade (Brookmeyer)  3:17
8 Three of a Kind (Pierce)  3:13
9 Hags !* (Potts)  3:19
10 Pro-Ex (Perkins)  3:04
11 Strange Again* (Potts)  3:19
12 Cap Snapper (Cohn)  3:39
13 Memories of You (Blake, Razaf)  3:02
14 Saw Buck* (Pierce)  3:22
15 Chorus for Morris* (Pierce)  3:22
16 Slightly Salty (Kamuca)  3:15
17 Just Friends (Klenner, Lewis)  5:09
18 All Of Me (Simmons, Marks)  4:32
19 Limehouse Blues (Braham, Furber)  3:18
20 Solid Desylva (Perkins)  4:31
21 Sweet And Lovely (Arnheim, Daniels, Tobias)  5:02


[# 1-16]
Al Cohn, Richie Kamuca & Bill Perkins - ts
Hank Jones - p
Barry Galbraith - g
Jimmy Raney* - g
John Beal - b
Chuck Flores - dr
Recorded at Webster Hall, New York City ; June 24 [Galbraith tracks] & June 25 [Raney tracks], 1955
[# 17-21]
Bill Perkins - ts, b cl & fl
Richie Kamuca - ts
Hampton Hawes - p
Red Mitchell - b
Mel Lewis - dr
Recorded in Los Angeles, California ; October 29, 1956


Melanchthon said...

marty123 said...

Thanks alot.

Fred Archtop said...

Thanks a million Mel. Didn't have this album with my master Jimmy Raney.

zoot said...

many thanks mel as ever

deGallo said...

Thank you for this complete set.

Pedro del Castillo Alonso said...

Thanks for this great music

Newlyner said...

Superb! Many thanks Mel

Jazzsoulman said...

Thank You

Otis Foster said...

Interesting-5 more tracks than in the copy I had. Thnx melanchthon

Axel.T. said...

Geat timeless players.
Thank you so much for this one.

AmyBRAINS said...

Very nice album!!
Thanks a lot, Melanchthon.

Kovina Kris said...

Thank you very much Mel!