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Last Chorus

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Released  1958
Artist  Ernie Henry
Producer  Orrin Keepnews
Genre  Jazz
Length  44:53
Release date  1958
Label  Riverside Records
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Recorded  August 30 and October 9, 1956, September 15 & 30, 1957 and November 13, 1957 Reeves Sound Studios, New York City
Last Chorus (1956-57)  2 Horns / 2 Rhythm (1957)
Jazz albums  It's Magic, 2 Horns / 2 Rhythm, That's Him!, Jazz by Gee, Drums Around the World

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Last Chorus is a posthumous album by American jazz saxophonist Ernie Henry featuring tracks recorded in 1956 and 1957 for the Riverside label.

Contents

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Reception

Allmusic awarded the album 4 stars with Scott Yanow stating "Overall, the music is fine and, surprisingly, does not have an unfinished air about it. It does make one wish that Ernie Henry had taken better care of his health, as he was just beginning to develop a sound of his own".

Track listing

  1. "Autumn Leaves" (Joseph Kosma, Johnny Mercer, Jacques Prévert) - 3:15
  2. "Beauty and the Blues" (Benny Golson) - 6:28
  3. "All the Things You Are" (Oscar Hammerstein II, Jerome Kern) - 7:49
  4. "Melba's Tune" (Melba Liston) - 2:41
  5. "S'posin'" [alternate take] (Paul Denniker, Andy Razaf) - 4:54
  6. "Ba-Lue Bolivar Ba-Lues-Are" [excerpt] (Thelonious Monk) - 6:58
  7. "Like Someone in Love" [alternate take] (Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen) - 4:40
  8. "Cleo's Chant" [alternate take] (Ernie Henry) - 8:31
  • Recorded at Reeves Sound Studios in New York City on August 30, 1956 (track 8), October 9, 1956 (track 6), September 15, 1957 (tracks 1-4), September 30, 1957 (track 7) and November 13, 1957 (track 5)
  • Personnel

  • Ernie Henry - alto saxophone
  • Kenny Dorham (tracks 5 & 8) Lee Morgan (tracks 1-4) - trumpet
  • Melba Liston - trombone (tracks 1, 2 & 4)
  • Benny Golson (tracks 1-4), Sonny Rollins (track 6) - tenor saxophone
  • Cecil Payne - baritone saxophone (tracks 1, 2 & 4)
  • Kenny Drew (track 8), Wynton Kelly (tracks 1-4 & 7), Thelonious Monk (track 6) - piano
  • Paul Chambers (tracks 1-4), Eddie Mathias (track 5), Oscar Pettiford (track 6), Wilbur Ware (tracks 7 & 8) - bass
  • G. T. Hogan (track 5), Philly Joe Jones (tracks 1-4 & 7), Max Roach (track 6), Art Taylor (track 8) - drums
  • References

    Last Chorus Wikipedia


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