Horace Silver finishes the recording of ‘Song for My Father,’ an album for Blue Note (1964)

Horace Silver’s ‘Song for My Father’ is an album recorded on October 31, 1963; January 28 and October 26, 1964 and released In 1965 by Blue Note.

Track Listing : 1.Song For My Father (Horace Silver) – 07:17 . 2.The Natives Are Restless Tonight (Horace Silver) – 06:09 . 3.Calcutta Cutie (Horace Silver) – 08:31 . 4.Que Pasa (Horace Silver) – 07:47 . 5.The Kicker (Joe Henderson) – 05:26 . 6.Lonely Woman (Horace Silver) – 07:02


Francis Wolff

Musicians : Horace Silver – Piano . Carmell Jones – Trumpet On (1 – 2 – 4 – 5) . Joe Henderson – Tenor Saxophone On (1 – 2 – 4 – 5) . Teddy Smith – Bass On (1 – 2 – 4 – 5) . Roger Humphries – Drums On (1 – 2 – 4 – 5) . Blue Mitchell – Trumpet On (3 – 6) . Junior Cook – Tenor Saxophone On (3 – 6) . Gene Taylor – Bass On (3 – 6) . Roy Brooks – Drums On (3 – 6)

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

Package : Francis Wolff asterisques RVM – Photography . Mgn – Liner Notes . Reid Miles – Cover Design . Leonard Feather – Liner Notes

Recorded On October 31, 1963; January 28 And October 26, 1964 At Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs.

Released In 1965 By Blue Note.

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my vinyl review
Carmell Jones’ blistering trumpet, Roger Humphries’ percussionand Silver’s piano all stay together and this pressing allows you to turn it up as loud as you want without a hint of distortion. Jones and Henderson are the true stars of this performance and the 45 RPM format allows them to shine as they haven’t on other versions of the record. […]

Latin Jazz Network
The track itself, “Song for my Father” is a classic in many ways. It took the bebop pentagram of flatted fifths and rolled them into what must be recognised as the hip-hop of the day: funk. The word itself did not have very positive connotations in the 50’s being derived from the phrase that something “smelled funky”. […]

All About Jazz
On this date the piano—a perpetual Achilles heel of recordings engineered by Rudy Van Gelder—sounds better than usual, with at least some of the scale of the studio’s Steinway D preserved intact. […]

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