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Sonority (album)

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Released  1989
Artist  Curtis Counce
Producer  Lester Koenig
Genre  Jazz
Length  50:27
Release date  1989
Label  Contemporary Records
Recorded  October 15, 1956, April 22 & August 29, 1957 and January 6, 1958 Contemporary Studios in Los Angeles, California
Sonority (1956-58)  Exploring the Future (1958)
Jazz albums  Carl's Blues, The Curtis Counce Group, You Get More Bounce w, Harold in the Land of Jazz, The Golden Age of Ap

Sonority is an album by American jazz bassist Curtis Counce featuring recordings from 1956 to 1958 which was released on the Contemporary label in 1989.

Contents

Reception

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow states "The playing is quite rewarding, and all four of the Counce reissues are easily recommended to hard bop collectors".

Track listing

All compositions by Elmo Hope except as indicated

  1. "Woody 'n' You" (Dizzy Gillespie) - 6:23
  2. "How Long Has This Been Going On?" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 3:20
  3. "Landslide" [alternate take] (Harold Land) - 9:03
  4. "Sonor" [alternate take] (Kenny Clarke, Gerald Wiggins) - 5:18
  5. "So Nice" - 5:25
  6. "Origin" - 4:43
  7. "Bella Rosa" - 6:11
  8. "A Night in Tunisia" (Gillespie, Frank Paparelli) - 8:20
  9. "A Drum Conversation" (Frank Butler) - 2:22 Bonus track on CD reissue
  • Recorded at Contemporary Studios in Los Angeles, CA on October 15, 1956 (tracks 1, 3 & 4), April 22, 1957 (track 9), August 29, 1957 (track 2) and January 6, 1958 (tracks 5-9)
  • Personnel

  • Curtis Counce - bass
  • Jack Sheldon (tracks 1-4 & 9), Gerald Wilson (tracks 5-8) - trumpet
  • Harold Land - tenor saxophone
  • Elmo Hope (tracks 5-7), Carl Perkins (tracks 1-4, 8 & 9) - piano
  • Frank Butler - drums
  • Songs

    1Woody 'n You6:20
    2How Long Has This Been Going On?3:18
    3Lanslide (alternate take)8:58

    References

    Sonority (album) Wikipedia


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