Lucky Thompson Lucky Strikes

Lucky Strikes
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CD Details

  • Released: July 1, 1991
  • Originally Released: 1990
  • Label: OJC


  • 1.In A Sentimental Mood
  • 2.Fly With The Wind
  • 3.Mid-Nite Oil
  • 4.Reminiscent
  • 5.Mumba Neua
  • 6.I Forgot To Remember
  • 7.Prey Loot
  • 8.Invitation

Product Description:

Personnel: Lucky Thompson (soprano & tenor saxophones); Hank Jones (piano); Richard Davis (bass); Connie Kay (drums).
Recorded in New York, New York on September 15, 1964. Originally released on Prestige (7355). Includes original liner notes by David A. Himmelstein.
Digitally remastered by Joe Tarantino (1987, Fantasy Studios, Berkeley California).
Personnel: Lucky Thompson (soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone); Hank Jones (piano); Connie Kay (drums).
Recording information: New Jersey (09/15/1964); New York, NY (09/15/1964).
This CD reissue serves as a perfect introduction to the talents of the underrated saxophonist Lucky Thompson. Heard on four songs apiece on tenor and soprano (he was one of the first bop-oriented soprano players), Thompson plays two standards and six originals in a quartet with pianist Hank Jones, bassist Richard Davis, and drummer Connie Kay. The playing time on this straight reissue of an earlier LP is a bit brief (just over 38 minutes), but the quality is quite high. Thompson's soprano solos in particular are quite memorable. ~ Scott Yanow

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Product Info

  • UPC: 025218619424
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
  • International Shipping: 1 item

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