Kenny Dorham records ‘Afro-Cuban’ with Hank Mobley, Horace Silver, Art Blakey et al (1955)

Kenny Dorham’s ‘Afro-Cuban’ is an album recorded on January 30 and March 29, 1955 with Hank Mobley, Horace Silver, Art Blakey et al and released in October 1955 by Blue Note.

Track Listing : 1.Afrodisia (Kenny Dorham) – 05:06 . 2.Lotus Flower (Kenny Dorham) – 04:17 . 3.Minor’S Holiday (Kenny Dorham) – 04:27 . 4.Basheer’S Dream (Gigi Gryce) – 05:03 . 5.K.D.’S Motion (Kenny Dorham) – 05:29 . 6.La Villa (Kenny Dorham) – 05:24 . 7.Venita’S Dance (Kenny Dorham) – 05:22

Musicians : Kenny Dorham – Trumpet . J. J. Johnson – Trombone On (1 – 2 – 3 – 4) . Hank Mobley – Tenor Saxophone . Cecil Payne – Baritone Saxophone . Horace Silver – Piano . Percy Heath – Bass On (5-8) . Oscar Pettiford – Bass On (1 – 2 – 3 – 4) . Art Blakey – Drums . Carlos Patato Valdes – Conga On (1 – 2 – 3 – 4) . Richie Goldberg – Cowbell On (1 – 2 – 3 – 4)

Production : Produced By Alfred Lion Rudy Van Gelder – Engineer

Package : Leonard Feather – Liner Notes

Recorded On January 30 And March 29, 1955 At Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack.

Released In October 1955 By Blue Note.

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LondonJazzCollector
Dorham is in his best peppy form ,with his trademark rapid bursts of notes in twisting trails . Mobley excels in his generous solo space and Cecil Payne’s baritone adds some… […]

allmusic
A first-rate recording for the under-appreciated Dorham, this one should be in every collection of all true music lovers. […]

KildareJohn @ RateYourMusic
Kenny Dorham, you are one cool motherfucker. Rose tinted glasses make smoke filled mid 1950s Jazz clubs look like there couldn’t possibly be a cold war brewing outside, … […]

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