Barney Kessel records ‘Let’s Cook!’ for Contemporary (1962)

Barney Kessel’s ‘Let’s Cook!’ is an album recorded on August 6 and November 11, 1957 and released in 1962 by Contemporary.

Track Listing : 1.Let’S Cook (Barney Kessel) – 11:18 . 2.Time Remembered (Vernon Duke) – 04:15 . 3.Just In Time (Jule Styne, Betty Comden, Adolph Green) – 04:57 . 4.Tiger Rag (Original Dixieland Jazz Band) – 09:50 . 5.Jersey Bounce (Tiny Bradshaw, Eddie Johnson, Bobby Plater, Buddy Feyne) – 09:30

Musicians : Barney Kessel – Guitar . Frank Rosolino – Trombone On (4 – 5) . Ben Webster – Tenor Saxophone On (4 – 5) . Victor Feldman – Vibraphone On (1 – 2 – 3) . Hampton Hawes – Piano On (1 – 2 – 3) . Jimmy Rowles – Piano On (4 – 5) . Leroy Vinnegar – Bass . Shelly Manne – Drums

Production : Produced By Lester Koenig Roy Dunann – Engineer

Package : Leonard Feather – Liner Notes . Roger Marshutz – Artwork, Photography

Recorded On August 6 And November 11, 1957 At Contemporary’S Studio In Los Angeles.

Released In 1962 By Contemporary.

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AmbientExotica
Right from the get-go, things look frilly, for this is a long-form piece of a whopping eleven minutes, its rhizomes and tendrils reaching to the Bebop genre as depicted by Leroy Vinnegar’s double bass billows […]

All About Jazz
Two sessions, one taste. What makes this special is a magic ingredient – fortune. Barney was called as a sideman for a Benny Carter date, but Benny couldn’t make it. Everyone else was there, so Barney was made the leaderand the tape started rolling. […]

Barney Kessel’s ‘Let’s Cook!’

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