Release Date:03/06/2012;Notes:In 1956 drummer Art Taylor formed a group called Taylor's Wailers. Donald Byrd and Charlie Rouse were members of the wo...Click To Read More About This Product
Release Date:03/06/2012;Notes:In 1956 drummer Art Taylor formed a group called Taylor's Wailers. Donald Byrd and Charlie Rouse were members of the working group that debuted at the Pad, a Greenwich Village nightclub on Sheridan Square booked by Bob Reisner, the man who had run the legendary Open Door Sessions. In 1957 Taylor recorded the Wailers for Prestige, adding the alto saxophone of Jackie McLean to the front line. Two of the highlights are the Thelonious Monk compositions, "Well, You Needn't" and "Off Minor," with arrangements by Thelonious himself. One track, "C. T. A.," by Jimmy Heath, is from another session featuring John Coltrane backed by Red Garland, Paul Chambers, and Taylor, a potent Prestige studio combination in those days. There have been many distinguished drummer-leaders in jazz. One expects their groups to be rhythmically exciting. Taylor's Wailers are no exception to this swinging heritage. Cut from the analogue masters by renowned mastering engineer Kevin Gray 200-gram pressing by Quality Record Pressings has a flat edge profile and deep groove label, true to the original LP Deluxe high-gloss tip-on album jacket_x000B__x000B_Art Taylor, drums_x000B_Donald Byrd, trumpet_x000B_Jackie McLean, alto saxophone_x000B_Charlie Rouse, tenor saxophone_x000B_John Coltrane, tenor saxophone_x000B_Ray Bryant, piano_x000B_Red Garland, piano_x000B_Wendell Marshall, bass_x000B_Paul Chambers, bass.;Special Attributes:200 GRAM VINYL
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