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- Released: March 14, 2006
- Originally Released: 1999
- Label: Collectables Records
- Original Album #1: Atlantic 1638 (1973)
- Original Album #2: Atlantic 1257 (1957)
Description by OLDIES.com:
During the '50s and '60s, David "Fathead" Newman worked with many of the greatest jazz artists and was best known for his long association with Ray Charles. He's paired with an outing from the one and only Dizzy Gillespie, the man many consider to be the best jazz trumpeter of all time.
- 2.Seems Like I Gotta Do Wrong
- 3.You Can't Always Get What You Want
- 4.Yes We Can Can
- 5.Happy Times
- 6.Drown In My Own Tears
- 7.Freedom For The Stallion
- 8.Love Is Here To Stay
- 9.Ain't Misbehavin'
- 10.Cognac Blues
- 11.Blue And Sentimental
- 12.Blues Chante
- 13.When It's Sleepy Time Down South
- 14.Just Blues
- 15.Lullaby In Rhythm
- 16.Groovin' The Nursery Rhymes
- 17.Mrs. Diz
- 18.Cocktails For Two
- 19.This Is Happiness
Full performer name: David "Fathead" Newman/Dizzy Gillespie.
2 LPs on 1 CD: David "Fathead" Newman: THE WEAPON (1973)/Dizzy Gillespie: AT HOME AND ABROAD (1957).
Includes liner notes by Gary Kramer.
Personnel includes: David "Fathead" Newman (alto & tenor saxophones, flute); Frank Wess (alto saxophone); Seldon Powell (tenor saxophone); Charlie Fowlkes (baritone saxophone); Daniel Orlock (trumpet, cornet); Wilmer Wise, Joe Wilder, Ernie Royal (trumpet); Paul Ingraham (French horn); Robert Moore (trombone); Jon Dorn (tuba); Dr. John (piano, organ); Richard Tee (organ); David Spinozza, Cornell Dupree (guitar); Chuck Rainey (bass); Jimmy Johnson, Charles Collins, Bernard Purdie (drums); Ralph McDonald (percussion).
The Sweet Inspirations: Myrna Smith, Jeanette Brown, Sylvia Shemwell, Judy Clay (background vocals).
Producer: Joel Dorn.
Originally released on Atlantic (1638).
AT HOME & ABROAD:
Personnel: Dizzy Gillespie (vocals, trumpet); Joe Carroll (vocals); Bill Graham (baritone saxophone); Milt Jackson (vibraphone, piano); Percy Heath (bass); Al Jones (drums).
Recorded in New York, New York. Originally released on Atlantic (1257).
Personnel: David "Fathead" Newman (flute, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone); Cornell Dupree, David Spinozza (guitar); Frank Wess (alto saxophone, horns); Seldon Powell (tenor saxophone); Charlie Fowlkes (baritone saxophone); Daniel Orlock (trumpet, cornet); Ernie Royal, Joe Wilder, Wilmer Wise (trumpet); Paul Ingraham (French horn); Robert Moore (trombone); Jonathan Dorn (tuba, brass); Dr. John (piano, organ); Richard Tee (organ); Bernard "Pretty" Purdie, Charles Collins (drums); Ralph MacDonald (percussion); Myrna Smith, Jeanette Brown, Judy Clay, Sylvia Shemwell (background vocals).
Liner Note Author: Gary Kramer.
In 1999, Collectables released The Weapon/At Home and Abroad, which contained two complete albums -- The Weapon by David "Fathead" Newman (1973, originally released on Atlantic) and At Home and Abroad by Dizzy Gillespie (1957, originally released on Atlantic) -- on one compact disc. ~ Jason Birchmeier
- Sales Rank: 12,222
- UPC: 090431628027
- Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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