Horace Silver records ‘6 Pieces of Silver’ with Donald Byrd, Hank Mobley et al (1956)

Horace Silver’s ‘6 Pieces of Silver’ is an album recorded on November 10 & 15, 1956 with Donald Byrd, Hank Mobley, Doug Watkins and Louis Hayes and released In 1957 By Blue Note.

Track Listing : 1.Cool Eyes (Horace Silver) – 05:55 . 2.Shirl (Horace Silver) – 04:16 . 3.Camouflage (Horace Silver) – 04:25 . 4.Enchantment (Horace Silver) – 06:22 . 5.Señor Blues (Horace Silver) – 07:01 . 6.Virgo (Horace Silver) – 05:49 . 7.For Heaven’S Sake (Elise Bretton, Donald Meyer, Edwards Sherman) – 05:09


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Musicians : Horace Silver – Piano . Donald Byrd – Trumpet On (1 – 3 – 4 – 5 – 6) . Hank Mobley – Tenor Saxophone On (1 – 3 – 4 – 5 – 6) . Doug Watkins – Bass . Louis Hayes – Drums

Production : Produced By Alfred Lion . Rudy Van Gelder – Engineer

Package : Bob Blumenthal – Liner Notes . Leonard Feather – Liner Notes . Reid Miles – Cover Design . Francis Wolff asterisques RVM – Cover Photo

Recorded On November 10 & 15, 1956 At Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack.

Released In 1957 By Blue Note.

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LondonJazzCollector
This is coming to you personally, directly from 1956, unlimited reanimating power embedded in the grooves of fifty year old vinyl, as fresh as if you opened the windows on 1956 and breathed in. […]

jazz.com
In that respect, Silver’s dense chording behind the two horns is an enormous help; his own solo, after a written interlude by the horns, is an effective contrast. […]

All About Jazz
(What’s up with the CD title? You’d think the original LP had six songs, based on the title, but no, it’s seven. Weird. And the CD release has 10 tracks. Granted, the original LP had six tunes written by Silver, but still…) […]

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