Cool Struttin =JAPAN ISSUE=
1 x LP
Genuine Newly Blended Colourless Virgin vinyl-Direct from Metal Master- Direct Transfer Cutting from DSD Master=Limited= + 100 % PURE VINYL
Originally released in 1958 -2014 Japanese reissue on genuine 180g 100% Pure vinyl, =Considered one of the great young pianists of the mid-to-late 1950s, Sonny Clark was practically the house pianist at Blue Note during 1957-62 before his tragically...
Release date: 10-12-2014 (Originally released in 1958)
2014 Japanese reissue on Genuine 180g 100% Pure vinyl, =Considered one of the great young pianists of the mid-to-late 1950s, Sonny Clark was practically the house pianist at Blue Note during 1957-62 before his tragically early death in 1963 when he was just 31. He began his career playing and recording with Teddy Charles and Wardell Gray in the early 1950s. Inspired by Bud Powell, he made a particularly strong impression during his period with clarinetist Buddy DeFranco’s group. He also worked with Dinah Washington, Serge Chaloff and Sonny Criss in addition to leading his own trio.
Newly Blended colourless Virgin Vinyl, Pressed Directly From "Metal Master" " Direct Transger Cutting" From DSD edit master
But he is most famous for his work for Blue Note in addition to leading seven albums for the label, Clark was on many sessions as a sidemen, uplifting every date with his adventurous and swinging playing. His playing was full of joyful discoveries, constant swing, and an optimistic creativity that was indescribable and quite infectious. Cool Struttin,’ the pianist’s most famous and rewarding album, features Sonny in a quintet with altoist Jackie McLean, trumpeter Art Farmer, bassist Paul Chambers and drummer Philly Joe Jones.
On this 1958 gem, Clark is featured on four lengthy performances, including Miles Davis “Sippin’ At Bells” and the exotic “Deep Night.” The music is filled with magical moments where the five musicians seem to think and create like one. The greatest jazz performances include moments like those heard on “Cool Struttin’” where the music has a life of its own beyond the individual players. The more one plays this superb album, the more it is obvious that this is one of the truly essential Blue Note recordings.
Brilliant late '50s material by the great hard bop pianist and equally gifted supporting players, bassist Paul Chambers and drummer Philly Joe Jones. Clark was among the most inventive pianists of the period, a masterful ballad interpreter and dynamic uptempo soloist, while Chambers and Jones had few peers, either as accompanists or in the spotlight.
A1. Cool Struttin'
A2. Blue Minor
B1. Sippin' At Bells
B2. Deep Night
Sonny Clark (piano)
Art Farmer (trumpet)
Jackie McLean (alto saxophone)
Paul Chambers (bass)
Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Universal Music Japan Using genuine 180g heavyweight newly blended colorless virgin vinylPressed directly from Metal MasterDirect Transfer Cutting from DSD edit master that is also used for SACD/SHM and New type sleeve Using a foldout paper sleeve with original artwork instead of regular cardboard picture sleeve housed in a clear thick plastic bag for protectionProudly Pressed at Toyo Kasei factory Yokohama Japan
This is a brand new vinyl from Japanese only new audiophile vinyl catalog series named 100 PURE LP
The Direct Stream Digital DSD format adopted for the 100 PURE LP is a format that provides a 1bit digital pulse density variation in voice signal size that is quite unlike the conventional Pulse Code Modulation PCM format
Opm(Ltd,Colored,PictureDisc): Genuine Newly Blended Colourless Virgin vinyl-Direct from Metal Master- Direct Transfer Cutting from DSD Master=Limited=
Bonus(cd,single,download): 100 % PURE VINYL
Label: Blue Note -Universal Japan
Originally released: 1958
This release: 2014