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The Grand Valse - Booker Little - Booker Little (CD, Album)

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  1. Booker Little, Jr. (April 2, – October 5, ) was an American jazz trumpeter and composer. He appeared on a number of recordings, both as side-man and as leader. Little was closely associated with Max Roach, but also performed with John Coltrane and Eric Dolphy and was strongly influenced by Sonny Rollins and Clifford Brown.
  2. Booker Little and Friend, an Album by Booker Little. Released in on Bethlehem (catalog no. BCP; Vinyl LP). Genres: Hard Bop, Cool Jazz. Featured peformers: Booker Little (trumpet), Don Friedman (piano), Reggie Workman (bass), Pete La Roca (drums), Teddy Charles (producer).
  3. A CD reissue of trumpeter Booker Little's Victory and Sorrow album for Bethlehem, this release adds two previously unheard alternate takes of "Matilde" to the original program. Little's final recording before he died of uremia at the age of 23, the sextet session also features fine playing by trombonist Julian Priester, tenor saxophonist George Coleman, pianist Don Friedman, bassist Reggie.
  4. Booker Little Format: Audio CD. "Bee Tee's Minor Plea," (4) "Life's A Little Blue," (5) "The Grand Valse," and (6) "Who Can I Turn To." Little records here with a quartet. Tommy Flanagan plays piano on tracks and , Wynton Kelly plays on ; Scott LaFaro on bass; Roy Haynes on drums. This is Booker Little's 2nd album as a leader /5(15).
  5. Booker Little - CD () for $ from hujuruskiriathsajin.xyzinfo Jazz - Order by Phone COVID We have resumed very limited warehouse and shipping operations. His jazz waltz "The Grand Valse" (inspired by Sonny Rollins' "Valse Hot") is a highpoint of this set which has been reissued by Bainbridge/Time on CD. ~ Scott Yanow Price: $
  6. This was Booker Little's last album, recorded shortly before his premature death at the age of It was his fourth session as a bandleader and spotlighted not only his mastery of the trumpet but his maturity as a composer and arranger. Included in Little's sextet is .
  7. A killer from trumpeter Booker Little – one of the last few records that Book cut before his early death, and one of his only ones as a leader! The album features an excellent soulbop quintet with Wynton Kelly and Tommy Flanagan on piano, Scott LaFaro on bass, and Roy Haynes on drums – working with that dark, sharp edge that always seemed to characterize Little's sessions &ndash.
  8. Trumpeter Booker Little's second session as a leader (there would only be four) is a quartet outing (with either Wynton Kelly or Tommy Flanagan on piano, bassist Scott LaFaro and drummer Roy Haynes) that puts the emphasis on relaxed tempoes. Little's immediately recognizable melancholy sound and lyrical style are heard in top form on "Who Can I Turn To" and five of his originals, some of which 9/
  9. This is Booker Little's 2nd album as a leader, recorded in April at age 22, about 1 ½ years before his death. It features the great bassist Scott LaFaro, who would also die the following year, a few days after his classic recordings with Bill Evans at the Village Vanguard/5(19).

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