Joe Henderson records ‘Our Thing’ with Kenny Dorham, Andrew Hill et al (1963)

Joe Henderson‘s ‘Our Thing’ is an album recorded on September 9, 1963, with Kenny Dorham, Andrew Hill, Pete La Roca and Eddie Khan and released in May 1964 by Blue Note.

Track Listing : 1.Teeter Totter (Joe Henderson) – 08:33 . 2.Pedro’S Time(Kenny Dorham) – 10:04 . 3.Our Thing (Joe Henderson) – 05:36 . 4.Back Road (Kenny Dorham) – 06:19 . 5.Escapade (Kenny Dorham) – 08:05

Reid Miles

Musicians : Joe Henderson – Tenor Saxophone . Kenny Dorham – Trumpet . Pete La Roca – Drums . Andrew Hill – Piano . Eddie Khan – Double Bass

Francis Wolff

Production : Produced By Alfred Lion Rudy Van Gelder – Engineer

Package : Bob Blumenthal – Liner Notes . Kenny Dorham – Liner Notes . Reid Miles asterisques RVM – Cover Design . Francis Wolff asterisques RVM – Photography

Recorded On September 9, 1963 At Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs.

Released End Of May 1964 By Blue Note.

(Source Joe Henderson @ Wikipedia)


All About Jazz
Rhythm section-wise, then, Our Thing is a jewel — an inspired missive from players we don’t get to hear on a great many records. The famed Henderson/Dorham chemistry puts it over the top. […]

hprill @ RateYourMusic
I actually blame Hill, who, unlike McCoy Tynerr on those other sessions, seems to be interested in blocking the flow and plucking the songs apart. Despite Hill’s best efforts, Our Thing still never develops into an intellectually challenging avant garde session […]
Henderson swings superbly on his soloand Dorham lays down some Clifford Brown-type phrasing before turning matters over to Hill and his rhythmic precision. […]


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