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Red Norvo Combo, Hank Jones, Jimmy Rowles – Vibes a la Red (Remasterd) (2018) [Official Digital Download 24bit/192kHz]

Red Norvo Combo, Hank Jones, Jimmy Rowles – Vibes a la Red (Remasterd) (2018)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/192 kHz | Time – 01:01:04 minutes | 1,23 GB | Genre: Jazz
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Digital Booklet, Front Cover | © 2xHD

Red Norvo was one of jazz’s early vibraphonists. An unusual star during the swing era, he helped establish the xylophone, marimba and vibraphone as jazz instruments. His career began in Chicago in 1925 with a band called “The Collegians”. He subsequently played with many other bands, including, Benny Goodman, Charlie Barnet, and Woody Herman. Norvo had a quieter yet no-less fluent style than Lionel Hampton. He recorded with Mildred Bailey (his wife), Billie Holiday, Dinah Shore and Frank Sinatra. Norvo and his wife were known as “Mr. and Mrs. Swing.”

This 2xHD remastered album contains recordings from two sessions made in New York, NY and Hollywood, CA

“This long out of print LP from the defunct Famous Door label was vibraphonist Red Norvo’s first date as a leader in five years (since an Affinity session with the Newport All-Stars). Although largely neglected in the 1960s, Norvo was still in prime form as he shows on such numbers as “The One I Love,” “Tea for Two,” and “Runnin’ Wild.” He is heard either with a quartet, also including pianist Hank Jones, bassist Milt Hinton, and drummer Jo Jones, or a quintet with pianist Jimmie Rowles, bassist Gene Cherico, drummer Donald Bailey, and guitarist Lloyd Ellis. High quality swing from one of the great vibraphonists.” (Scott Yanow, AMG)

01. The One I Love (Belongs to Somebody Else)
02. Tea for Two (From No, No, Nanette)
03. I’ll Be Around
04. A Short One for Santa Monica
05. Don’t Blame Me
06. Blues for WRVR
07. On Green Dolphin Street
08. Running Wild

Red Norvo, vibraphone
Hank Jones, piano (on tracks 1-4)
Jimmy Rowles, piano (on tracks 5-8)
Lloyd Ellis, guitar (on tracks 5-8)
Milt Hinton, double bass (on tracks 1-4)
Gene Cherico, double bass (on tracks 5-8)
Jo Jones, drums (on tracks 1-4)
Donald Bailey, drums (on tracks 5-8)

Recorded at A&R Recording Studios, New York and Hollywood Sound Records, Hollywood, 1974 and 1975

Digitally remastered



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