Horace Silver records with Blue Mitchell, Junior Cook, Gene Taylor and Louis Hayes, ‘Finger Poppin” for Blue Note (1959)

Horace Silver’s ‘Finger Poppin” is an album recorded on January 31, 1959, with Blue Mitchell, Junior Cook, Gene Taylor and Louis Hayes and released mid-April 1959 by Blue Note.

Track Listing : 1.Finger Poppin’ (Horace Silver) – 04:47 . 2.Juicy Lucy (Horace Silver) – 05:46 . 3.Swingin’ The Samba (Horace Silver) – 05:17 . 4.Sweet Stuff (Horace Silver) – 05:32 . 5.Cookin’ At The Continental (Horace Silver) – 04:54 . 6.Come On Home (Horace Silver) – 05:30 . 7.You Happened My Way (Horace Silver) – 05:29 . 8.Mellow D (Horace Silver) – 05:37


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Musicians : Horace Silver – Piano . Blue Mitchell – Trumpet On (1 – 2 – 3 – 5 – 6 – 8) . Junior Cook – Tenor Saxophone On (1 – 2 – 3 – 5 – 6 – 8) . Gene Taylor – Bass . Louis Hayes – Drums

Production : Produced By Alfred Lion Rudy Van Gelder – Engineer

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

Recorded On January 31, 1959 At Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack.

Released Mid-April 1959 By Blue Note.

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jazz.com
However, the highlight of Cookin’ at the Continental, a medium-up blues, is Silver’s piano solo, one of his most harmonically adventurous on record. […]

allmusic
Finger Poppin’ is everything small-group hard bop should be, and it’s a terrific example of what made the Blue Note label’s mainstream sound so infectious. […]

comusduke @ RateYourMusic
One of the first if not the first glimpse into their magic is on this album which, oh yes it’s irresistibly finger popping (and yet more than that…) […]

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