The Mitchell-Ruff Trio Catbird Seat

Catbird Seat
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CD Details

  • Released: March 14, 2006
  • Originally Released: 2002
  • Label: Collectables Records
  • Original Album: Atlantic 1374 (1961)

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Recorded live at the Play-Back Club in New Haven, Connecticut during July of 1961, this album features Dwike Mitchell on piano, Willie Ruff on bass and Charlie Smith on drums.


  • 1.The Catbird Seat
  • 2.Street Of Dreams
  • 3.So In Love
  • 4.Con Alma
  • 5.Gypsy In My Soul
  • 6.I'll Remember April

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The Mitchell-Ruff Trio: Dwike Mitchell (piano); Willie Ruff (bass); Charlie Smith (drums).
Recorded live at The Playback Club, New Haven, Connecticut. Originally released on Atlantic (1374).
Personnel: Dwike Mitchell (piano); Charlie Smith (drums).
Liner Note Author: George T. Simon.
Recording information: The Play-Back Club, New Haven, CT.
The Catbird Seat is a rare session from the short-lived trio of pianist Dwike Mitchell, bassist Willie Ruff, and drummer Charlie Smith. Originally released in 1961 on Atlantic Records, these are straight-ahead jazz interpretations of "So in Love," "Con Alma," "I'll Remember April," "Street of Dreams," "Gypsy in My Soul," and the Mitchell original "The Catbird Seat." Since this version of the trio only recorded one date for Atlantic (the other, After This Message, featured Helcio Milito on drums), collectors will be glad to find this back in print on Collectables. ~ Al Campbell
Collectables Records

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  • Sales Rank: 40,637
  • UPC: 090431636824
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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