Earl Hines Blues & Things
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- Released: September 17, 1996
- Originally Released: 1996
- Label: New World Records
JazzTimes - 3/97, p.100"...a splendid encounter....Hines always liked to minimize his abilities as a blues player, but this is just one of his several blues masterpieces..."
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Personnel: Earl Hines (piano); Jimmy Rushing (vocals); Budd Johnson (soprano & tenor saxophones); Bill Pemberton (bass); Oliver Jackson (drums).
Originally released on Master Jazz Recordings (8101). Includes liner notes by Dan Morgenstern and Bill Weilbacher.
Digitally remastered by Hsi-Ling Chang, Doug Pomeroy and Nelson Wong (Soundbyte Productions, Inc., New York, New York).
Personnel: Earl Hines (piano); Jimmy Rushing (vocals); Budd Johnson (soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone); Oliver Jackson (drums).
Originally the initial release from the Master Jazz label, this fine session was reissued on a New World CD in 1997. Pianist Earl Hines and singer Jimmy Rushing had crossed paths many times through the years, but this was their first joint recording; in addition, this was the first official recording by Hines' 1967-69 quartet, a unit also including Budd Johnson on tenor and soprano, bassist Bill Pemberton and drummer Oliver Jackson. Although getting co-billing, Rushing was really a guest on the date, appearing on just four of the nine numbers. Although he sounds a little raspy on "Exactly Like You," Rushing is otherwise in prime form, also singing "Am I Blue," "Save It Pretty Mama" and a rocking "St. Louis Blues." Hines is typically brilliant on his "One Night In Trinidad" and rollicking on the multi-key "Changin' the Blues," while the underrated Johnson shows just how distinctive he was on both of his horns. Recommended. ~ Scott Yanow
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