138: The Time Machine 5: May to August 1959

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Summary: The long awaited return of illasounds with another trip back in time to hear great jazz recorded 50 years ago, between May and August 1959 featuring John Coltrane, Charles Mingus, Ornette Coleman, Horace Silver, Dave Brubeck, Oscar Peterson, Chet Baker, Thelonious Monk, Donald Byrd, Jimmy Smith, Jackie McLean, Kenny Burrell, Coleman Hawkins, Benny Golson, Sonny Stitt, Andre Previn, Curtis Fuller, Harold Land, Ira Sullivan and Walter Davis Jr with Red Garland, Tommy Flanagan, Charlie Rouse, Don Cherry, Paul Desmond, Johnny Griffin, Pepper Adams, Junior Cook, Blue Mitchell, Thad Jones, Booker Ervin, Roland Hanna, Horace Parlan, Elmo Hope, Ray Bryant, John Handy, Percy France, Paul Chambers, Charlie Haden, Ray Brown, Sam Jones, Red Mitchell, Eugene Wright, Eugene Taylor, Dannie Richmond, Shelly Manne, Ed Thigpen, Pete LaRoca, Billy Higgins, Joe Morello, Louis Hayes and Art Taylor All tracks recorded 1959 [1'13] Jackie McLean- Minor Apprehension (New Soil, Blue Note) Donald Byrd- tp; McLean- as; Walter Davis Jr- p; Paul Chambers- b; Pete LaRoca- d; recorded May 2 [8'43] John Coltrane- Giant Steps (Giant Steps, Atlantic) Coltrane- ts; Tommy Flanagan- p; Paul Chambers- b; Art Taylor- d; recorded May 5 [13'26] Charles Mingus- Open Letter to Duke (Mingus Ah Um, Columbia) John Handy- as, cl; Booker Ervin- ts; Curtis Porter- ts, as; Willie Dennis- tb; Horace Parlan- p; Mingus- b; Dannie Richmond- d; recorded May 12 [19'12] Sonny Stitt & Oscar Peterson- The Gypsy (Sonny Stitt Sits in With the Oscar Peterson Trio, Verve) Stitt- as; Peterson- p; Ray Brown- b; Ed Thigpen- d; recorded May 18 [22'35] Curtis Fuller- Blues-ette (Blues-ette, Savoy) Fuller- tb; Benny Golson- ts; Tommy Flanagan- p; Jimmy Garrison- b; Al Harewood- d; recorded May 21 [28'04] Ornette Coleman- Eventually (The Shape of Jazz to Come, Atlantic) Coleman- as; Don Cherry- cor; Charlie Haden- b; Billy Higgins- d; recorded May 22 [32'24] Jimmy Smith- I Got a Woman (Home Cookin', Blue Note) Percy France- ts; Smith- org; Kenny Burrell- g; Donald Bailey- d; recorded May 24 [36'17] Donald Byrd- The Injuns (Byrd in Hand, Blue Note) Byrd- tp; Charlie Rouse- ts; Pepper Adams- bars; Walter Davis, Jr- p; Sam Jones- b; Art Taylor- d; recorded May 31 [42'20] Thelonious Monk- Jackie-ing (Five by Monk by Five, Riverside) Thad Jones- cor; Charlie Rouse- ts; Monk- p; Sam Jones- b; Art Taylor- d; recorded June 4 [48'26] Benny Golson- Staccato Swing (Gone With Golson, Prestige) Golson- ts; Curtis Fuller- tb; Ray Bryant- p; Tom Bryant- b; Al Harewood- d; recorded June 20 [53'12] Dave Brubeck- Kathy's Waltz (Time Out, Columbia) Paul Desmond- as; Brubeck- p; Eugene Wright- b; Joe Morello- d; recorded June 25 [57'59] Chet Baker- Almost Like Being in Love (Plays the Best of Lerner & Loewe, Riverside) Baker- tp; Herbie Mann- ts; Zoot Sims- as, ts; Pepper Adams- bars; Bob Corwin- p; Earl May- b; Clifford Jarvis- d; recorded July 22 [62'49] Ira Sulivan- Wilbur's Tune (Blue Stroll, Delmark) Sullivan- tp; Johnny Griffin- as; Jodie Christian- p; Vic Sproles- b; Wilbur Campbell- d; recorded July 26 [68'51] Oscar Peterson- It's All Right With Me (Oscar Peterson Plays Cole Porter, Verve) Peterson- p; Ray Brown- b; Ed Thigpen- d; recorded July or August [71'42] Walter Davis, Jr- Minor Mind (Davis Cup, Blue Note) Donald Byrd- tp; Jackie McLean- as; Davis- p; Sam Jones- b; Art Taylor- d; recorded August 2 [78'05] Coleman Hawkins & Red Garland- Red Beans (Coleman Hawkins with the Red Garland Trio, Swingville) Hawkins- ts; Garland- p; Doug Watkins- b; Specs Wright- d; recorded August 12 [82'18] Harold Land- The Fox (The Fox, Contemporary) Dupree Bolton- tp; Land- ts; Elmo Hope- p; Herbie Lewis- b; Frank Butler- d; recorded August [87'50] Andre Previn- Something's Coming (West Side Story, Contemporary) Previn- p; Red Mitchell- b; Shelly Manne- d; recorded August 24 or 25 [90'21] Kenny Burrell- 36-23-36 (On View at the Five Spot Cafe, Blue Note) Burrell- g; Roland Hanna- p(continued)