Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers Roots & Herbs 180g LP
Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers Roots & Herbs 180g LP Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers Roots & Herbs 180g LP Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers Roots & Herbs 180g LP

Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers Roots & Herbs 180g LP

Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers

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SKU:
TPLP84052
UPC:
602508840524

Coming November 20, 2020 pre-order your copy today! Orders with both pre-order and in stock items will have all in stock items shipped immediately!

All Analog 180g Vinyl LP!
Tone Poet Audiophile Vinyl Reissue Series!
Mastered by Kevin Gray at Cohearent Audio From Original Analog Tape!
Produced By Music Matters' Joe Harley!
Pressed at RTI!

How is it that one of Art Blakey's greatest albums with the Jazz Messengers is so little known? The 1961 edition of the Messengers included Lee Morgan on trumpet, Wayne Shorter on tenor saxophone, Bobby Timmons on piano, and Jymie Merritt on bass. In February and May of 1961, this group (with pianist Walter Davis Jr sitting in on two tracks) entered Rudy Van Gelder's studio in New Jersey and proceeded to lay down Roots & Herbs, a brilliant set of six Shorter compositions including the driving hard bop of the title track, the playful "Ping Pong" and the clever "United". The album was eventually released in 1970 and deserves a place among Blakey's finest recordings.

Tone Poet Audiophile Vinyl Reissue Series:
"Tone Poet" Joe Harley - co-founder and co-producer of the acclaimed Music Matters audiophile vinyl series - is the producer of this new series of all-analog, mastered-from-the-original-master-tape 180g audiophile vinyl reissues in deluxe gatefold packaging. Mastering was done by Kevin Gray (Cohearent Audio) and vinyl was manufactured at Record Technology Incorporated (RTI). The titles were handpicked by Harley and cover lesser-known Blue Note classics, modern era standouts, and albums from other labels under the Blue Note catalog.

Extreme attention to detail has been paid to getting these right in every conceivable way, from the jacket graphics and printing quality to superior LP mastering (direct from the master tapes) by Kevin Gray to superb 180 gm audiophile LP pressings by Record Technology Inc. Every aspect of these Blue Note/Tone Poet releases is done to the highest possible standard. It means that you will never find a superior version. This is IT.

The so-called Tone Poet (Joe Harley) is confident that his audiophile reissues will allow 21st-century listeners to hear what the musicians heard as the master tape was played back on the studio monitors in Rudy Van Gelder's studio 50 or 60 years ago. He believes that, in terms of quality, Blue Note albums have never sounded or looked better. "Every aspect of these Blue Note releases is done to the highest possible standard," he says. "It means that you will never find a superior version."

Features

  • All Analog 180g Vinyl
  • Tone Poet Audiophile Vinyl Reissue Series
  • Mastered by Kevin Gray at Cohearent Audio
  • Mastered From Original Master Tape
  • Reissue supervised by Joe Harley
  • Pressed at RTI
  • Gatefold jacket

Musicians

Lee Morgan trumpet
Wayne Shorter tenor saxophone
Bobby Timmons piano
Walter Davis Jr. piano ("Roots And Herbs", "United")
Jymie Merritt bass
Art Blakey drums

Selections

Side A:

  1. Ping Pong
  2. Roots And Herbs
  3. The Back Sliders

Side B:

  1. United
  2. Look At The Birdie
  3. Master Mind
Description

Coming November 20, 2020 pre-order your copy today! Orders with both pre-order and in stock items will have all in stock items shipped immediately!

All Analog 180g Vinyl LP!
Tone Poet Audiophile Vinyl Reissue Series!
Mastered by Kevin Gray at Cohearent Audio From Original Analog Tape!
Produced By Music Matters' Joe Harley!
Pressed at RTI!

How is it that one of Art Blakey's greatest albums with the Jazz Messengers is so little known? The 1961 edition of the Messengers included Lee Morgan on trumpet, Wayne Shorter on tenor saxophone, Bobby Timmons on piano, and Jymie Merritt on bass. In February and May of 1961, this group (with pianist Walter Davis Jr sitting in on two tracks) entered Rudy Van Gelder's studio in New Jersey and proceeded to lay down Roots & Herbs, a brilliant set of six Shorter compositions including the driving hard bop of the title track, the playful "Ping Pong" and the clever "United". The album was eventually released in 1970 and deserves a place among Blakey's finest recordings.

Tone Poet Audiophile Vinyl Reissue Series:
"Tone Poet" Joe Harley - co-founder and co-producer of the acclaimed Music Matters audiophile vinyl series - is the producer of this new series of all-analog, mastered-from-the-original-master-tape 180g audiophile vinyl reissues in deluxe gatefold packaging. Mastering was done by Kevin Gray (Cohearent Audio) and vinyl was manufactured at Record Technology Incorporated (RTI). The titles were handpicked by Harley and cover lesser-known Blue Note classics, modern era standouts, and albums from other labels under the Blue Note catalog.

Extreme attention to detail has been paid to getting these right in every conceivable way, from the jacket graphics and printing quality to superior LP mastering (direct from the master tapes) by Kevin Gray to superb 180 gm audiophile LP pressings by Record Technology Inc. Every aspect of these Blue Note/Tone Poet releases is done to the highest possible standard. It means that you will never find a superior version. This is IT.

The so-called Tone Poet (Joe Harley) is confident that his audiophile reissues will allow 21st-century listeners to hear what the musicians heard as the master tape was played back on the studio monitors in Rudy Van Gelder's studio 50 or 60 years ago. He believes that, in terms of quality, Blue Note albums have never sounded or looked better. "Every aspect of these Blue Note releases is done to the highest possible standard," he says. "It means that you will never find a superior version."

Features

  • All Analog 180g Vinyl
  • Tone Poet Audiophile Vinyl Reissue Series
  • Mastered by Kevin Gray at Cohearent Audio
  • Mastered From Original Master Tape
  • Reissue supervised by Joe Harley
  • Pressed at RTI
  • Gatefold jacket

Musicians

Lee Morgan trumpet
Wayne Shorter tenor saxophone
Bobby Timmons piano
Walter Davis Jr. piano ("Roots And Herbs", "United")
Jymie Merritt bass
Art Blakey drums

Selections

Side A:

  1. Ping Pong
  2. Roots And Herbs
  3. The Back Sliders

Side B:

  1. United
  2. Look At The Birdie
  3. Master Mind
ISBN
PREORDER
ASSOC
R
Genre
Jazz
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
97.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Record Speed Record Size
12"
Artist
Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers
Title
Roots & Herbs
Composer
Additional Artists
Lee Morgan, Wayne Shorter, Bobby Timmons, Jymie Merritt, Walter Davis Jr.
Record Weight
180G
Record Speed
33RPM
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Creation Date
09-11-2020
Release Date
Scratch & Dent
0
Availability
In Stock
Format
Vinyl
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