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2 Trumpets

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Released  January 1957
2 Trumpets (1956)  Farmer's Market (1956)
Release date  1956
Label  Prestige Records
Length  42:00
Artists  Art Farmer, Donald Byrd
Producer  Bob Weinstock
Genre  Jazz
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Recorded  August 3, 1956 Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, New Jersey
2 Trumpets (1956)  The Young Bloods (1956)
Similar  Art Farmer albums, Jazz albums

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2 Trumpets is an album by trumpeters Art Farmer and Donald Byrd, recorded in 1956 and released on the Prestige label.

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Reception

In a contemporaneous review, Billboard was positive, commenting that it is a "very enjoyable LP for the modern jazz customer". In his review for Allmusic, Ron Wynn stated "This nice date puts two top trumpets together". The Penguin Guide to Jazz gave it two-and-a-half stars out of four, describing it as "capable but routine".

Track listing

  1. "The Third" (Donald Byrd) – 7:42
  2. "Contour" (Kenny Drew) – 7:38
  3. "When Your Lover Has Gone" (Einar Aaron Swan) – 5:13
  4. "Dig" (Miles Davis) – 14:29
  5. "'Round Midnight" (Thelonious Monk) – 6:38

Personnel

  • Art Farmer – trumpet (tracks 1–3 & 5)
  • Donald Byrd – trumpet (tracks 1, 2, 4 & 5)
  • Jackie McLean – alto saxophone (tracks 1, 2 & 5)
  • Barry Harris – piano
  • Doug Watkins – bass
  • Art Taylor – drums
  • Songs

    1The Third7:42
    2Contour7:38
    3When Your Lover Has Gone5:13

    References

    2 Trumpets Wikipedia


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