The Ron Jefferson Choir The Ron Jefferson Choir 180g LP (Mono)
The Ron Jefferson Choir The Ron Jefferson Choir 180g LP (Mono)
Genre: Jazz
Label: Sam
Size: 12"
Format: 33RPM,

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The Ron Jefferson Choir The Ron Jefferson Choir 180g LP (Mono)

The Ron Jefferson Choir

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SKU:
SAMLP46871
UPC:
3770010277095

Limited Edition 180g Vinyl LP - Only 1000 Copies!
Remastered From Original Mono Master Tapes & Pressed at Pallas!

This self-titled album is a testimony of the short lived-band led by New-York drummer Ron Jefferson during his stay in Paris in the mid-60s. After a first album under his name on Pacific Jazz in 1962, the founding member of The Jazz Modes and the Les McCann trio made the trip overseas.

Here, he made his living by playing with the popular pianists Errol Parker or Hazel Scott but his main drive was this trio that he formed with two other US expats, bassist Roland Haynes (the same musician who recorded an album on Black Jazz as a pianist, as confirmed by Kirk Lightsey) and guitarist Buz Saviano. After a highly successful show at "Palais de Chaillot" in 1965, they were invited for a series of concerts in Dakar, Sénégal. On their return, Polydor International proposed them this session.

You can hear the deep impact their stay in the Motherland had on their music on the stand-out track "Africa The Beautiful". On pair with the best of Yusef Lateef's afro-eastern explorations from the time, it showcases Ron on flute and Senegalese percussion. The album release nonetheless was a commercial failure that prompted the band's separation and Ron's return to New-York where he performed until his passing in 2007.

Only a few copies of this record ever made it to the shops at the time and very few have had the chance to listen to it before this legit reissue remastered from the original MONO master tapes.

Features

  • Limited Edition - 1000 Copies
  • 180g Vinyl
  • Mono
  • Recorded at the Studio Acousti, Paris, September 23, 1965
  • Remastered from original Mono master tapes
  • Pressed by Pallas in Germany
  • Deluxe high-gloss flipback album jacket
  • Facsimile reissue using the original cover art (front photo is lost)
  • Double insert using an original photo by JP Leloir from 1965 (if still available)
  • Each record has been visually checked to prevent defects

Musicians

Ron Jefferson drums, flute
Buz Saviano guitar
Roland Haynes bass
Jackie Robinson vocals ("The Speaker")

Selections

Side A:

  1. The Speaker
  2. Africa The Beautiful
  3. Fu Yu

Side B:

  1. Every Little Bit Helps
Description

Limited Edition 180g Vinyl LP - Only 1000 Copies!
Remastered From Original Mono Master Tapes & Pressed at Pallas!

This self-titled album is a testimony of the short lived-band led by New-York drummer Ron Jefferson during his stay in Paris in the mid-60s. After a first album under his name on Pacific Jazz in 1962, the founding member of The Jazz Modes and the Les McCann trio made the trip overseas.

Here, he made his living by playing with the popular pianists Errol Parker or Hazel Scott but his main drive was this trio that he formed with two other US expats, bassist Roland Haynes (the same musician who recorded an album on Black Jazz as a pianist, as confirmed by Kirk Lightsey) and guitarist Buz Saviano. After a highly successful show at "Palais de Chaillot" in 1965, they were invited for a series of concerts in Dakar, Sénégal. On their return, Polydor International proposed them this session.

You can hear the deep impact their stay in the Motherland had on their music on the stand-out track "Africa The Beautiful". On pair with the best of Yusef Lateef's afro-eastern explorations from the time, it showcases Ron on flute and Senegalese percussion. The album release nonetheless was a commercial failure that prompted the band's separation and Ron's return to New-York where he performed until his passing in 2007.

Only a few copies of this record ever made it to the shops at the time and very few have had the chance to listen to it before this legit reissue remastered from the original MONO master tapes.

Features

  • Limited Edition - 1000 Copies
  • 180g Vinyl
  • Mono
  • Recorded at the Studio Acousti, Paris, September 23, 1965
  • Remastered from original Mono master tapes
  • Pressed by Pallas in Germany
  • Deluxe high-gloss flipback album jacket
  • Facsimile reissue using the original cover art (front photo is lost)
  • Double insert using an original photo by JP Leloir from 1965 (if still available)
  • Each record has been visually checked to prevent defects

Musicians

Ron Jefferson drums, flute
Buz Saviano guitar
Roland Haynes bass
Jackie Robinson vocals ("The Speaker")

Selections

Side A:

  1. The Speaker
  2. Africa The Beautiful
  3. Fu Yu

Side B:

  1. Every Little Bit Helps
ISBN
ASSOC
R
Genre
Jazz
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Record Speed Record Size
12"
Artist
The Ron Jefferson Choir
Title
The Ron Jefferson Choir
Composer
Additional Artists
Buz Saviano, Roland Haynes, Jackie Robinson
Record Weight
180G
Record Speed
33RPM
Multi Channel
Stereo
Mono
1
Colored
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Creation Date
01-12-2021
Release Date
03-10-2021
Scratch & Dent
0
Availability
Backordered
Format
Vinyl
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