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Concert key: F minor
Style: Medium up swing [Latin intro and ending]


Recorded on May 20, 1954, and first released on "Blakey" (EmArcy MG 26030).

  • Trumpet - Joe Gordon [solo available]
  • Alto Sax - Gigi Gryce [solo available]
  • Piano - Walter Bishop, Jr.
  • Bass - Bernie Griggs
  • Drums - Art Blakey

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Concert key: E-flat
Style: Medium up swing


First recording: October 21, 1955, first released on a 10: LP "Evening In Casablanca" / Art Farmer (Prestige PRLP 7017). Currently on Art Farmer Quintet Featuring Gigi Gryce (OJCCD 241)

  • Trumpet - Art Farmer [solo available]
  • Alto Sax - Gigi Gryce [solo available]
  • Piano - Duke Jordan
  • Bass - Addison Farmer
  • Drums - Philly Joe Jones

 



Second recording: May 3, 1960, released on "The Hap'nin's" / Gigi Gryce (New Jazz NJLP 8246).

  • Alto Sax - Gigi Gryce [solo available]
  • Trumpet - Richard Williams
  • Piano - Richard Wyands
  • Bass - Julian Euell
  • Drums - Mickey Roker

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Concert key: E-flat
Style: Medium up swing


Recorded on May 19, 1954, and first released on the 10 inch LP "Art Farmer Quintet" (Prestige PRLP 181). Later released on the LP "When Farmer Met Gryce" / Art Farmer (Prestige PRLP 7085) which was a combination of two Art Farmer sessions, one in 1954 and one in 1955.

  • Trumpet - Art Farmer [solo available]
  • Alto Sax - Gigi Gryce [solo available]
  • Piano - Horace Silver
  • Bass - Percy Heath
  • Drums - Kenny Clarke

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Concert key: G
Style: Uptempo swing


Recorded on May 20, 1954, and first released on "Blakey"  / Art Blakey (EmArcy MG 26030).

  • Trumpet - Joe Gordon [solo available]
  • Alto Sax - Gigi Gryce [solo available]
  • Piano - Walter Bishop, Jr.
  • Bass - Bernie Griggs
  • Drums - Art Blakey

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Concert key: D-flat
Style: Medium swing


Recorded on May 26, 1955, and first released on the 10 inch LP "Art Farmer Quintet" (Prestige PRLP 209). Later released on the LP "When Farmer Met Gryce" / Art Farmer (Prestige PRLP 7085) which was a combination of two Art Farmer sessions, one in 1954 and one in 1955.

  • Trumpet - Art Farmer [solo available]
  • Alto Sax - Gigi Gryce [solo available]
  • Piano - Horace Silver
  • Bass - Percy Heath
  • Drums - Kenny Clarke
  • Arrangement for Solo Piano available

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Concert key: E-flat
Style: Medium up swing


Recorded on November 9, 1956, and first released on "Mal 1" / Mal Waldron (Prestige PRLP 7090)

  • Trumpet - Idrees Sulieman
  • Alto Sax - Gigi Gryce [solo available]
  • Piano - Mal Waldron
  • Bass - Julian Euell
  • Drums - Arthur Edgehill

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