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Released: April 2, 2002
5.Smoke Gets In Your Eyes
7.I Waited For You
9.Two Bass Hit
Contains 2 LPs on 1 CD: ADVANCE! (1979)/DRUM SONG (1978).
Personnel: Philly Joe Jones (drums); Charles Bowen (soprano & tenor saxophones); Harold Land (tenor saxophone); Blue Mitchell (trumpet, flugelhorn); Slide Hampton (trombone); Cedar Walton (piano); Marc Johnson (bass).
Recorded at Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, California on October 10-12, 1978.
Originally released on Galaxy Records.
Hard bop is spoken here on this straightahead set. Drummer Philly Joe Jones is the leader but the main emphasis is on such soloists as trumpeter Blue Mitchell (heard in one of his last recordings), the tenors of Harold Land and Charles Bowen, pianist Cedar Walton and trombonist Slide Hampton who arranged the four full-band numbers. Hampton (who also contributed two originals) gets "I Wait for You" as his feature while Bowen is showcased on "High Fly." In addition, these versions of "Our Delight" and "Two Bass Hit" have their heated moments. ~ Scott Yanow