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Jazz: Come On Home

12/30/09 9:00PM By George Thomas

We celebrate the coming new year with favorite New Releases including Gerald Clayton's Two-Shade; Jessica Williams' The Art Of The Piano and my favorite of 2009, Allen Toussaint's The Bright Misissippi. Happy New Year!



Blue Moon
Artist Name: Buck Clayton and The Marlowe Morris Trio
Composer: Rodgers & Hart
Soloists: Buck Clayton-Trumpet ; Marlowe Morris-Organ
CD/Album: Columbia Small Group Swing Sessions 1953-62
Record co./Cat #: Mosaic 8-228
Release Year: 1953


Come On Home
Artist Name: Melissa Walker
Composer: Horace Silver / Jon Hendricks
Soloists: Melissa Walker-Vocals ; George Colligan-Piano
CD/Album: Moment Of Truth
Record co./Cat #: Enja Records 9365
Release Year: 1999


Waltz For Debbie
Artist Name: Bill Evans
Composer: Bill Evans
Soloists: Bill Evans-Piano ; Scott LaFaro-Bass ; Paul Motian-Drums
CD/Album: Waltz For Debbie
Record co./Cat #: Riverside/OJC 9399
Release Year: 1961


A Cold Wind Is Blowing
Artist Name: The Modern Jazz Quartet
Composer: John Lewis
Soloists: John Lewis-Piano ; Milt Jackson-Vibes ; Percy Heath-Bass ; Connie Kay-Drums
CD/Album: Odds Against Tomorrow
Record co./Cat #: Blue Note Records 93415-2
Release Year: 1959


Baby, Won't You Please Come Home
Artist Name: Sarah Vaughan
Composer: C. Williams-C. Warfield
Soloists: Sarah Vaughan-Vocals ; Barney Kessel-Guitar ; Joe Comfort-Bass
CD/Album: The Complete Roulette Studio Sessions
Record co./Cat #: Mosaic 8-214
Release Year: 1962


I Didn't Know What Time It Was
Artist Name: Cercie Miller Quartet
Composer: R. Rodgers
Soloists: Cercie Miller-Alto Sax ; Bruce Katz-Piano
CD/Album: Dedication
Record co./Cat #: Stash 580
Release Year: 1994


Artist Name: Howard Levy
Composer: Howard Levy
Soloists: Howard Levy-Harmonica, Piano ; Larry Gray-Bass ; Ernie Adams-Drums
CD/Album: Tonight And Tomorrow
Record co./Cat #: Chicago Sessions 01V09
Release Year: 2009
Note: New


Mysterious Blues
Artist Name: Charles Mingus
Composer: Charles Mingus
Soloists: Charles Mingus-Bass ; Roy Eldridge-Trumpet ; Jimmy Knepper-Trombone ; Eric Dolphy-Alto Sax ; Tommy Flanagan-Piano ; Jo Jones-Drums
CD/Album: Newport Rebels
Record co./Cat #: Candid 79022
Release Year: 1960


Artist Name: Gerald Clayton
Composer: Gerald Clayton
Soloists: Gerald Clayton-Piano ; Joe Sanders-Bass ; Justin Brown-Drums
CD/Album: Two-Shade
Record co./Cat #: ArtistShare 0088
Release Year: 2009
Note: New


Just A Closer Walk With Me
Artist Name: Allen Toussaint
Composer: Trad.
Soloists: Allen Toussaint-Piano ; Don Byron-Clarinet
CD/Album: The Bright Mississippi
Record co./Cat #: Nonesuch 480380-2
Release Year: 2009
Note: New


Ray's Collard Greens
Artist Name: Steve Turre
Composer: Steve Turre
Soloists: Steve Turre-Trombone ; Ray Charles-Piano ; Peter Washington-Bass
CD/Album: In The Spur Of The Moment
Record co./Cat #: Telarc Jazz 83484
Release Year: 2000


Mambo For Roy
Artist Name: Roy Hargrove Big Band
Composer: Chucho Valdes
Soloists: Roy Hargrove-Trumpet ; Gerald Clayton-Piano
CD/Album: Emergence
Record co./Cat #: EmArcy B0013289-02
Release Year: 2009
Note: New


Slowly But Surely
Artist Name: Poncho Sanchez
Composer: John Hicks
Soloists: Poncho Sanchez-Congas, Percussion ; David Torres-Piano
CD/Album: Psychedelic Blues
Record co./Cat #: Concord Picante 31526-2
Release Year: 2009
Note: New


I Have A Dream
Artist Name: Dana Hall
Composer: Herbie Hancock
Soloists: Dana Hall-Drums ; Terell Stafford-Trumpet ; Tim Warfield-Tenor Sax ; Bruce Barth-Piano ; Rodney Whitaker-Bass
CD/Album: Into The Light
Record co./Cat #: Origin Records 82547
Release Year: 2009
Note: New


Lava Lamp
Artist Name: Trio This
Composer: George Schuller
Soloists: George Schuller-Drums ; Barney McAll-Piano ; Matt Pavolka-Bass
CD/Album: That
Record co./Cat #: GM Recordings 3050
Release Year: 2009
Note: New


Lonnie's Lament
Artist Name: Jessica Williams
Composer: John Coltrane
Soloists: Jessica Williams-Piano
CD/Album: The Art Of The Piano
Record co./Cat #: Origin Records 82542
Release Year: 2009
Note: New


I Wanna Be Loved
Artist Name: Mark Isham & Kate Ceberano
Composer: Johnny Green, Billy Rose & Edward Heyman
Soloists: Mark Isham-Trumpet ; Kate Ceberano-Vocals ; Alan Pasqua-Piano
CD/Album: Bittersweet
Record co./Cat #: Earle-Tones Records 8702
Release Year: 2009
Note: New
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