Horace Silver finishes the recording of ‘Horace Silver & the Jazz Messengers’ featuring Art Blakey (1955)

Horace Silver & the Jazz Messengers’ is an album recorded on November 13, 1954 & February 6, 1955 with Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers and released in 1955 by Blue Note.

Track Listing : 1.Room 608 (Horace Silver) – 05:22 . 2.Creepin’ In (Horace Silver) – 07:26 . 3.Stop Time (Horace Silver) – 04:07 . 4.To Whom It May Concern (Horace Silver) – 05:11 . 5.Hippy (Horace Silver) – 05:23 . 6.The Preacher (Horace Silver) – 04:18 . 7.Hankerin’ (Hank Mobley) – 05:18 . 8.Doodlin’ (Horace Silver) – 06:45

Francis Wolff

Musicians : Horace Silver – Piano . Kenny Dorham – Trumpet . Hank Mobley – Tenor Saxophone . Doug Watkins – Bass . Art Blakey – Drums

Production : Produced By Alfred Lion Rudy Van Gelder – Engineer

Package : Reid Miles – Design . Francis Wolff asterisques RVM – Photography

Recorded On November 13, 1954 & February 6, 1955 At Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack.

Released In 1955 By Blue Note.

(Source Horace Silver and the Jazz Messengers | The Official Website of Horace Silver)

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The Jazz Daddy
The Preacher epitomizes this shift by eschewing frenetic tempos and focusing on a solid back-beat and groove, provided passionately by Blakey. Silver and Blakey even poke and prod the understated Kenny Dorham to a high concert F in his trumpet solo. […]

Before Silver’s departure and Blakey’s lifetime of leadership, this first major session by the original Jazz Messengers set the standard by which future incarnations of the group would be measured. […]

All About Jazz
For starters, the obvious: Horace Silver and the Jazz Messengers is a terrific record. You can put this in the car CD player, hit REPEAT and listen to it over and over again without getting too tired of it. (OK, maybe after 3 times you’ll want to switch to the Ramones, or Willie Nelson, or Bach, just for a change of flavor.) […]


Horace Silver & the Jazz Messengers’ on RVM [Radio.Video.Music]


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