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First impulse [sound recording] : the Creed Taylor collection : 50th anniversary.

Taylor, Creed. (Producer). Winding, Kai. (Performer). Johnson, J. J., 1924-2001 (Performer). Evans, Bill, 1929-1980 (Performer). Chambers, Paul, 1935-1969 (Performer). Williams, Tommy. (Performer). Haynes, Roy. (Performer). Taylor, Art. (Performer). Charles, Ray, 1930-2004 (Performer). Jones, Quincy, 1933- (Arranger). Burns, Ralph. (Arranger). Messner, Johnny, 1909-1986 (Performer). Resnick, Ephie. (Performer). Knepper, Jimmy, 1927-2003 (Performer). Faulise, Paul. (Performer). Studd, Tony. (Performer). Lieb, Richard, 1930- (Performer). Starling, Ray. (Performer). Tompkins, Ross. (Performer). Cranshaw, Bob. (Performer). Carter, Ron, 1937- (Performer). Beldini, Al. (Performer). Evans, Sticks. (Performer). Olatunji, Babatunde. (Performer). Evans, Gil, 1912-1988 (Performer). Nelson, Oliver, 1932-1975 (Performer). Dolphy, Eric. (Performer). Hubbard, Freddie. (Performer). Barrow, George. (Performer). Coltrane, John, 1926-1967 (Performer). Kai Winding Trombones. (Performer). Gil Evans Orchestra. (Performer). John Coltrane Quartet. (Performer).

Available copies

  • 5 of 5 copies available at Berklee College of Music.

Current holds

0 current holds with 5 total copies.

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Stan Getz Library CD 36949-36952 Disc 1 37684001085301 Annex Copy hold / Volume hold Available -
Stan Getz Library CD 36949-36952 Disc 2 37684001085302 Annex Copy hold Available -
Stan Getz Library CD 36949-36952 Disc 3 37684001085303 Annex Copy hold Available -
Stan Getz Library CD 36949-36952 Disc 4 37684001085304 Annex Copy hold Available -
Stan Getz Library CD 36949-36952 Suppl. 37684001085305 Annex - Supplement Oversize Copy hold Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 4 sound discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Limited ed.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Hip-o Select : p2011.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Chiefly previous recordings, released as Impulse AS-1--AS-6; some selections previously unreleased.
Compact discs.
Program notes by Creed Taylor and Ashley Kahn (80 p. : ill., ports. ; 27 cm.) in accompanying book.
Formatted Contents Note:
[Disc] 1. The Great Kai & J.J. This could be the start of something ; Georgia on my mind ; Blue Monk ; Judy ; Alone together ; Side by side ; I concentrate on you ; Moonglow : theme from "Picnic" ; Trixie ; Going, going, gong! ; Just for a thrill -- The incredible Kai Winding Trombones. Speak low ; Lil darlin' ; Doodlin' ; Love walked in ; Mangoes ; Impulse ; Black coffee ; Bye, bye, blackbird ; Michie (slow) ; Michie (fast).
[Disc] 2. Genius + soul = jazz. From the heart ; I've got news for you ; Moanin' ; Let's go ; One mint julep ; I'm gonna move to the outskirts of town ; Stompin' room only ; Mister C ; Strike up the band ; Birth of the blues -- Out of the cool. La Nevada ; Where flamingos fly ; Bilbao ; Stratusphunk ; Sunken treasure.
[Disc] 3. Blues & the abstract truth. Stolen moments ; Hoe down ; Cascades ; Yearnin' ; Butch and Butch ; Teenie's blues -- Africa/Brass. Africa ; Greensleeves ; Blues minor.
[Disc] 4. Ray Charles. One mint julep : mono single version -- The Gil Evans Orchestra. Sister Sadie -- The John Coltrane Quartet. Song of the Underground railroad ; Greensleeves : alternate take ; The damned don't cry ; Africa : first version ; Africa : alternate take -- Africa/Brass rehearsal band featuring John Coltrane and Cal Massey. Laura : rehearsal version ; Nakatine serenade : slow version ; The damned don't cry : rehearsal version.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Creed Taylor, producer.
Participant or Performer Note:
The Great Kai & J.J.: J.J. Johnson, Kai Winding, trombones ; Bill Evans, piano ; Paul Chambers, Tommy Williams, bass ; Roy Haynes, Arthur Taylor, drums ; Genius + soul = jazz: Ray Charles, organ and vocals, with jazz orchestra ; Quincy Jones or Ralph Burns, arranger ; The incredible Kai Winding Trombones: Kai Winding, Johnny Messner, Ephie Resnick, Jimmy Knepper, tenor trombones ; Paul Faulise, Tony Studd, Dick Lieb, bass trombones ; Ray Starling, mellophone ; Ross Tompkins, Bill Evans, piano ; Bob Cranshaw, Ron Carter, double bass ; Al Beldini, Sticks Evans, drums ; Olatunji, congas ; Out of the cool: Gil Evans Orchestra ; Gil Evans, conductor ; Blues & the abstract truth: Oliver Nelson, alto and tenor saxophones ; Eric Dolphy, alto saxophone and flute ; Freddie Hubbard, trumpet ; George Barrow, baritone saxophone ; Bill Evans, piano ; Paul Chambers, bass ; Roy Haynes, drums ; Africa/Brass: The John Coltrane Quartet [i.e. orchestra].
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded chiefly in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Oct. 1960-Jun. 1961.
Summary, etc.:
A retrospective re-issue of the first six albums from Creed Taylor's Impulse jazz label (originally released Jan.-Nov., 1961), with additional tracks including three previously unreleased rehearsal tracks from Africa/Brass. Also includes accompanying hardcover book of essays and color reproductions of the original LP covers and liner notes.
Subject: Jazz > 1951-1960.
Jazz > 1961-1970.
Cool jazz.
Big band music.
Saxophone music (Jazz)
Big band music.
Cool jazz.
Saxophone music (Jazz)
Genre: Alternate takes (Sound recordings)

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