Booker Ervin The Book Cooks 180g LP
Booker Ervin The Book Cooks 180g LP

Booker Ervin The Book Cooks 180g LP

Booker Ervin

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SKU:
BMGLP81697
UPC:
4050538681697

Preorder Expected on 12-10-2021

Coming December 10, 2021 pre-order your copy today! Orders with both pre-order and in stock items will have all in stock items shipped immediately!

Reissue Of The 1961 Classic On 180g Vinyl!

Reissue of the 1961 classic debut album by the American Jazz tenor saxophonist Booker Ervin. Ervin was one of jazz's biggest what-ifs; he died young, at 39, from kidney disease, right as he was hitting another wave of sonic experimentation. He was a tenor who played the blues like they emanated from deep inside him, taking inspiration from field hollers as much as bebop. He got compared to Coltrane - who made a lot of similar playing decisions - but he had a different way of playing his blues. His debut LP, The Book Cooks, shows he arrived on the solo scene essentially fully formed; he'd change towards the end of the '60s, but this LP was a roadmap for him for the first part of his bandleader career.

Features

  • 180g Vinyl LP
  • 2013 Remastered Version

Musicians

Booker Ervin tenor sax
Tommy Flanagan piano
Dannie Richmond drums
Zoot Sims tenor sax
George Tucker bass
Tommy Turrentine trumpet

Selections

Side A:

  1. The Blue Book
  2. Git It
  3. Little Jane

Side B:

  1. The Book Cooks
  2. Largo
  3. Poor Butterfly
Description

Coming December 10, 2021 pre-order your copy today! Orders with both pre-order and in stock items will have all in stock items shipped immediately!

Reissue Of The 1961 Classic On 180g Vinyl!

Reissue of the 1961 classic debut album by the American Jazz tenor saxophonist Booker Ervin. Ervin was one of jazz's biggest what-ifs; he died young, at 39, from kidney disease, right as he was hitting another wave of sonic experimentation. He was a tenor who played the blues like they emanated from deep inside him, taking inspiration from field hollers as much as bebop. He got compared to Coltrane - who made a lot of similar playing decisions - but he had a different way of playing his blues. His debut LP, The Book Cooks, shows he arrived on the solo scene essentially fully formed; he'd change towards the end of the '60s, but this LP was a roadmap for him for the first part of his bandleader career.

Features

  • 180g Vinyl LP
  • 2013 Remastered Version

Musicians

Booker Ervin tenor sax
Tommy Flanagan piano
Dannie Richmond drums
Zoot Sims tenor sax
George Tucker bass
Tommy Turrentine trumpet

Selections

Side A:

  1. The Blue Book
  2. Git It
  3. Little Jane

Side B:

  1. The Book Cooks
  2. Largo
  3. Poor Butterfly
ISBN
PREORDER
ASSOC
R
Genre
Jazz
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Record Speed Record Size
12"
Artist
Booker Ervin
Title
The Book Cooks
Composer
Additional Artists
Tommy Flanagan, Dannie Richmond, Zoot Sims, George Tucker, Tommy Turrentine
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
09-07-2021
Release Date
Scratch & Dent
0
Availability
Preorder
Format
Vinyl
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