60 years ago #OTD in 1960 guitarist #GrantGreen went into Van Gelder Studio with Wynton Kelly, Paul Chambers & Philly Joe Jones to record his 1st date as a leader which was later released as "First Session." Stream our playlist "Grant Green: The Finest"
Imagine: you are young English kid, up and coming talent in London, 22 years old, playing Ronnie Scott's as a sideman. Miles Davis and Philly Joe Jones are in the club. Hear you play and announce they want you to replace RON CARTER! In THE Quintet.
#HankMobley "Poppin’" #TonePoet Vinyl Edition | Get it 20% off right now on the Blue Note Store during our Spring Sale: 1957 session featuring an incredible cast of bop giants: Art Farmer, Pepper Adams, Sonny Clark, Paul Chambers & Philly Joe Jones.
#SonnyClark "Cool Struttin'" (1958) :: Explore the greatest Hard Bop recordings of Blue Note :: Art Farmer, trumpet Jackie McLean, alto saxophone Sonny Clark, piano Paul Chambers, bass Philly Joe Jones, drums
#LeeMorgan "The Cooker" #TonePoet Vinyl Edition out 4/24 Recorded 2 weeks after Lee appeared on John Coltrane’s "Blue Train" in September 1957 “The Cooker" features the 19-year-old trumpeter w/ Paul Chambers, Philly Joe Jones, Bobby Timmons & Pepper Adams
OUT NOW #HankMobley "Poppin’" all-analog 180g #TonePoet Vinyl Ed A great 1957 date with an incredible cast of bop giants (Art Farmer, Pepper Adams, Sonny Clark, Paul Chambers, Philly Joe Jones) that was shelved in the rush of Blue Note releases that year.
#DonaldByrd "The Cat Walk" (1961) — Explore the greatest Hard Bop recordings of the classic Blue Note era: Donald Byrd, trumpet Pepper Adams, baritone saxophone Duke Pearson, piano Laymon Jackson, bass Philly Joe Jones, drums
#OTD in 1957 @JohnColtrane went into Rudy Van Gelder's studio in Hackensack, NJ with Lee Morgan, Curtis Fuller, Kenny Drew, Paul Chambers & Philly Joe Jones to record what would become one of the most iconic jazz albums of all time: "Blue Train" #80DaysOfBlueNote #TheFinestInJazz
#SonnyClark 's 1958 album "Cool Struttin'" (Blue Note 1588) is a hard bop masterpiece for the ages featuring the pianist with Jackie McLean (alto saxophone), Art Farmer (trumpet), Paul Chambers (bass) & Philly Joe Jones (drums). Read more #80DaysOfBlueNote
Dig into the greatest Hard Bop tracks of the Blue Note catalog like "The Changing Scene" from #FreddieHubbard 's 1960 album "Goin' Up": Freddie Hubbard, trumpet Hank Mobley, tenor saxophone McCoy Tyner, piano Paul Chambers, bass Philly Joe Jones, drums
60 years ago #OTD alto saxophonist #JackieMcLean was in Rudy Van Gelder's Hackensack studio recording tracks that would be released on his album "Jackie's Bag" w/ Donald Byrd (trumpet), Sonny Clark (piano), Paul Chambers (bass) & Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Saxophonist #IkeQuebec was born 100 years ago #OTD in Newark, NJ. He made a series of deeply soulful albums for Blue Note including 1961's "Blue & Sentimental" w/ guitarist Grant Green, bassist Paul Chambers & drummer Philly Joe Jones. Explore Ike's finest
Stream the May edition of #TheBlueNoteMonthly to hear saxophone colossus #SonnyRollins blaze through Miles Davis' "Tune Up" from his 1957 album "Newk's Time": Sonny Rollins, tenor saxophone Wynton Kelly, piano Doug Watkins, bass Philly Joe Jones, drums
Hear #HankMobley 's tune "Up A Step" from his classic 1963 album #NoRoomForSquares on the May edition of #TheBlueNoteMonthly Hank Mobley, tenor s #TheFinestInJazzxophone Donald Byrd, trumpet Herbie Hancock, piano Butch Warren, bass Philly Joe Jones, drums
60 yrs ago #OTD #JimmySmith recorded his album "Softly As A Summer Breeze." Hear the Hammond B3 organ master breeze thru the Thelonious Monk tune "Hackensack" with guitarist Kenny Burrell & drummer Philly Joe Jones on our playlist "Jimmy Smith: The Finest"