Quincy Jones’ ‘This Is How I Feel About Jazz’

Quincy Jones’ ‘This Is How I Feel About Jazz’ is his debut album recorded in New-York City and released on March 21, 1957 by Abc Paramount.

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Track Listing : 1.Walkin’ (Richard Carpenter) – 10:47 . 2.Stockholm Sweetnin’ (Quincy Jones) – 05:41 . 3.Evening In Paris (Quincy Jones) – 04:09 . 4.Sermonette (Adderley, Hendricks) – 05:58 . 5.A Sleepin’ Bee (Arlen, Capote) – 04:42 . 6.Boo’S Blues (Jones) – 05:15

Musicians : Quincy Jones – Conductor, Arranger . Jerome Richardson – Tenor Saxophone On (1 – 2) . Bunny Bardach – Tenor Saxophone On (1 – 2) . Lucky Thompson – Tenor Saxophone On (1 – 2 – 3 – 4 – 5 – 6) . Phil Woods – Alto Saxophone On (1 – 2 – 5 – 6) . Jack Nimitz – Baritone Sax On (1 – 2 – 3 – 4 – 5 – 6) . Frank Rehak – Trombone On (1 – 2) . Jimmy Cleveland – Trombone On (1 – 2 – 5 – 6) . Urbie Green – Trombone On (1 – 2) . Art Farmer – Trumpet On (1 – 2 – 3 – 4 – 5 – 6) . Ernie Glow – Trumpet On (1 – 2) . Ernie Royal – Trumpet On (1 – 2) . Joe Wilder – Trumpet On (1 – 2) . Hank Jones – Piano On (1 – 2 – 3 – 4) . Paul Chambers – Bass . Charlie Persip – Drums On (1 – 2 – 3 – 4 – 5 – 6) . Gene Quill – Alto Saxophone On (3 – 4) . Zoot Sims – Tenor Saxophone On (3) . Jimmy Cleveland – Trombone On (3 – 4) . Herbie Mann – Flute On (3 – 4 – 5 – 6) . Milt Jackson – Vibes On (3 – 4) . Billy Taylor – Piano On ( – 5 – 6) . Charles Mingus – Bass On (3 – 4 – 5 – 6)

Production : Produced By Creed Taylor . Irv Greenbaum – Engineer

Package : Quincy Jones – Liner Notes . Ralph J. Gleason – Liner Notes

Recorded September 14, 19 & 29, 1956 At Beltone Recording Studios, New York.

Released On March 21, 1957 By Abc Paramount.

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jazz.com
Jones then moved to Paris in 1957 where he studied formally with Nadia Boulanger who taught Jones concepts related to orchestration. Prior to moving to Paris, Jones recorded an album entitled This Is How I Feel About Jazz, which featured the song ‘King Road Blues.’ […]

JazzTimes
This Is How I Feel About Jazz, features a hungry Charles Mingus, not to mention Herbie Mann, Hank Jones, Lucky Thompson, Art Farmer, Milt Jackson and so on. The encounters are just that eye-popping, all the way through. […]

allmusic
Six high-quality selections from a 1956 album offer logical, swingingand often distinct arrangements with plenty of solos from the all-star cast. […]

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