Abbey Lincoln records ‘Straight Ahead’ with Eric Dolphy, Coleman Hawkins & Max Roach (1961)
Abbey Lincoln’s ‘Straight Ahead’ is an album recorded on February 22, 1961 with Eric Dolphy, Coleman Hawkins, Max Roach and others and released the same year by Candid.
Track Listing : 1.Straight Ahead (Abbey Lincoln, Earl Baker, Mal Waldron)- 05:24 . 2.When Malindy Sings (Oscar Brown, Paul Lawrence Dunbar)- 04:05 . 3.In The Red (Chips Bayen, Abbey Lincoln, Max Roach)- 08:32 . 4.Blue Monk (Abbey Lincoln, Thelonious Monk)- 06:39 . 5.Left Alone (Billie Holiday, Mal Waldron)- 06:48 . 6.African Lady (Langston Hughes, Randy Weston)- 03:46 . 7.Retribution (Abbey Lincoln, Julian Priester)- 03:50
Musicians : Abbey Lincoln – Vocals . Booker Little – Trumpet . Julian Priester – Trombone . Eric Dolphy – Alto Saxophone, Bass Clarinet, Flute, Piccolo . Walter Benton – Tenor Saxophone . Coleman Hawkins – Tenor Saxophone . Mal Waldron – Piano . Art Davis – Bass . Max Roach – Drums . Roger Sanders – Congas . Robert Whitley – Congas
Production : Produced By Nat Hentoff
Package : Nat Hentoff – Liner Notes
Recorded On February 22, 1961 At Nola Penthouse Studios In New York City.
Released In 1961 By Candid.