Gerry Mulligan’s ‘Reunion with Chet Baker’ is an album ecorded on December 3, 11 & 17, 1957 Quartet with Chet Baker, Henry Grimes and Dave Bailey and released in 1958 By World Pacific.
Track Listing : 1.Reunion (Gerry Mulligan) – 04:03 . 2.When Your Lover Has Gone (Einar Aaron Swan) – 05:05 . 3.Stardust (Hoagy Carmichael, Mitchell Parish) – 04:42 . 4.My Heart Belongs To Daddy (Cole Porter) – 04:11 . 5.Jersey Bounce (Tiny Bradshaw, Buddy Feyne, Eddie Johnson, Bobby Plater) – 04:25 . 6.The Surrey With The Fringe On Top (Oscar Hammerstein Ii, Richard Rodgers) – 04:40 . 7.Trav’Lin’ Light (Johnny Mercer, Jimmy Mundy, Trummy Young) – 03:40 . 8.Trav’Lin’ Light [Alternate Take] (Johnny Mercer, Jimmy Mundy, Trummy Young) – 04:30 . 9.Ornithology (Benny Harris, Charlie Parker) – 05:11
Musicians : Chet Baker — Trumpet . Gerry Mulligan — Baritone Saxophone . Henry Grimes – Bass . Dave Bailey – Drums
Production : Produced By Richard Bock
Recorded On December 3, 11 & 17, 1957 At Coastal Studios, New York City.
Released In 1958 By World Pacific.
Although not quite possessing the magic of the earlier group, the music is quite enjoyable and the interplay between the two horns is still special. […]
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A bit too relaxed for my taste, these 1957 reunion dates. Especially if you know what they generated 5 years prior to this. […]
Reunion is pure poetry. On tracks like Travelin’ Light, Mulligan Images-1is in the sub-basement of his instrument, creating a delightful set up for Baker’s spare, pensive trumpet. Jersey Bounce, […]