Genius + Soul : Jazz
Genius + Soul : Jazz
Genius + Soul : Jazz
Genius + Soul : Jazz

Genius + Soul : Jazz

Ray Charles
  • LP

  • 1

  • 350239

€12.39

 

LIMITED EDITION

INCLUDES 3 BONUS TRACK

180-GRAM ORANGE VINYL

CONTAINS NEW SPECIALLY PREPARED LINER NOTES BY PENGUIN GUIDE TO JAZZ’s WRITER BRIAN MORTON AND BY PARIS' PRESTIGIOUS JAZZ MAGAZINE

"This album finds Ray Charles working with the Basie orchestra and with Quincy Jones and Ralph Burns as arrangers, a partnership perfectly aligned to give the session both maximum creative integrity and maximum audience appeal." - Penguin Guide to Jazz

"Within this galvanizing orchestra of phenomenal energy and dazzling sound in every sense, The Genius’ voice and organ find a greater force than ever." - Jazz Magazine

PERSONNEL:

RAY CHARLES, vocals & organ 

A1-A3 & B2-B4: Clark Terry, Thad Jones, Joe Newman, Phil Guilbeau, Snooky Young (tp), Henry Coker, Urbie Green, Al Grey, Benny Powell (tb), Marshall Royal, Frank Wess (as), Frank Foster, Billy Mitchell (ts), Charlie Fowlkes (bar), Freddie Green (g), Eddie Jones (b), Sonny Payne (d). New York, December 26, 1960.

A4-A5, B1 & B5: Clark Terry, Joe Wilder, John 

Frosk, Phil Guilbeau, Jimmy Nottingham (tp), Jimmy Cleveland, Urbie Green, Keg Johnson, George Matthews (tb), George Dorsey, Earl Warren (as), Budd Johnson, Seldon Powell (ts), Haywood Henry (bar), Sam Herman (g), Joe Benjamin (b), Roy Haynes (d). New York, December 27, 1960.

Arrangements by 

QUINCY JONES (on A1, A3, A5, B1 & B4) 

RALPH BURNS (on A2, A4, B2, B3 & B5)

Original sessions produced by Ray Charles.

*Bonus Tracks (A6-A7 & B6): Ray Charles with the Quincy Jones Orchestra: Marcus Belgrave, John Hunt, Clark Terry, Ernie Royal, Joe Newman, Snooky Young (tp), Melba Liston, Al Grey, Quentin Jackson, Tom Mitchell (tb), Marshall Royal, Frank Wess (as), David “Fathead” Newman, Zoot Sims, Billy Mitchell, Paul Gonsalves (ts), Bennie Crawford, Charlie Fowlkes (bar), Freddie Green (g), Edgar Willis, Eddie Jones (b), Teagle Fleming, Charlie Persip (d), Quincy Jones (cond, arr). New York, June 23, 1959.

TRACKS:

SIDE A:

1. FROM THE HEART 3:36
2. I’VE GOT NEWS FOR YOU 4:33
3. MOANIN' 3:19
4. LET’S GO 2:43
5. ONE MINT JULEP 3:06
6. IT HAD TO BE YOU 2:42*
7. DEED I DO 2:25*

SIDE B:

1. I’M GONNA MOVE TO THE OUTSKIRTS OF TOWN 3:43
2. STOMPIN’ ROOM ONLY 3:47
3. MISTER C 4:32
4. STRIKE UP THE BAND 2:37
5. BIRTH OF THE BLUES 5:12
6. ALEXANDER’S RAGTIME BAND 2:51

Format
LP
Discs
1
Label code
350239
LPS 166710

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