Recorded by PAUL CHAMBERS on PAUL CHAMBERS QUINTET
Blue Note: CDP7 52441 2 / Recorded May 19, 1957
||Medium up Latin/swing
1st part: Trumpet, Alto Sax, C treble clef
2nd part: Tenor Sax, Baritone Sax, Trombone
Rhythm Section: Piano, Bass, Drums, Guitar
This chart also alternates Latin and swing feels, with a Latin A section and swing bridge this time. The second part (tenor sax on the recording) plays an accompaniment role in the A sections, allowing more freedon for the first part player, but in the bridge, the two horns take on an equal question-answer relationship.
SOLOS: The solo changes, which go from G to B-flat to C, are simple enough for inexperienced improvisers yet substantial enough (including many II-Vs) to give an advanced player something to stretch out on.
PAUL CHAMBERS (1935-1969) Bassist Paul Chambers was a product of the fertile Detroit Jazz scene, which produced such legends as the Jones brothers, Tommy Flanagan, Barry Harris and many others. Paul got his start playing with Paul Quinichette and George Wallington. After moving to New York, he became a member of the J.J. Johnson/Kai Winding quintet. He was perhaps the top bassist in Jazz from the mid '50s to the mid '60s, having spent eight of these prime years with Miles Davis and his driving "walking" bass is featured on many classic Davis sessions, mostly as part of the legendary rhythm section of Chambers, Red Garland and Philly Joe Jones. In addition to a few recordings as a leader, Chambers also recorded with John Coltrane (who wrote Mr. P.C. for him), Bud Powell, Cannonball Adderley, Lee Morgan, Sonny Rollins, Wynton Kelly and others.
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