The Walter Bishop Jr. Trio Speak Low Again Single-Layer Stereo Japanese Import SACD
The Walter Bishop Jr. Trio Speak Low Again Single-Layer Stereo Japanese Import SACD
Genre: Jazz
Label: Venus
Additional Artists: Paul Brown Al Harewood

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The Walter Bishop Jr. Trio Speak Low Again Single-Layer Stereo Japanese Import SACD

The Walter Bishop Jr. Trio

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SKU:
VENSA0289
UPC:
4580051150047
This Single-Layer SACD can only be played on a Super Audio CD Player!

Bop Pianist on SACD!

Born in New York City to a composer father, Jazz pianist Walter Bishop Jr.'s childhood friends included future jazz musicians Kenny Drew, Sonny Rollins, and Art Taylor. Brought up in Harlem, he left high school to play in dance bands in the area, and later became part of drummer Art Blakey's Messengers. Bishop developed his bebop playing in part by playing in jam sessions at Minton's Playhouse. He recorded with Milt Jackson and Stan Getz in 1949, then played with Charlie Parker (1951–54), Oscar Pettiford, Kai Winding, and Miles Davis (1951–53). In 1956, he recorded with Hank Mobley. In the early 1960s he also led his own trio with Jimmy Garrison and G. T. Hogan. His debut recording as a leader was in 1961 with Speak Low.

"This is one of the last sessions by Walter Bishop, Jr. prior to his death in 1998. The veteran bop pianist is in great form on this trio date with bassist Paul Brown and drummer Al Harewood, which mixes standards, bop classics, and several originals. Bishop's jaunty approach to 'Yardbird Suite' is a gem, while his lush treatment of 'The Masquerade Is Over' finds the rhythm section staying softly in the background. He revisits 'Speak Low,' a centerpiece of his first date as a leader some 32 years earlier, playfully detouring into Billy Strayhorn's 'Rain Check' and leaving room for a few drum breaks by Harewood. His 'Valley Land' is an intense mid-tempo samba, while 'Keiko's Samba' kicks into a higher gear. This Japanese CD on the Venus label is worth seeking." - AllMusic

Features:
• Super Audio CD
• SACD Stereo SACD Layer
• This Single-Layer SACD can only be played on a Super Audio CD Player! It will NOT play on conventional CD Players!
• Made in Japan

Musicians:
Walter Bishop Jr., piano
Paul Brown, bass
Al Harewood, drums

Selections:
1. Speak Low
2. Valley Land
3. Bish Bash Blues
4. The Masquerade Is Over
5. Keiko's Samba
6. Just Friends
7. Yardbird Suite

Recorded at Sear Sound Studio in New York on June 14, 1993
Description
This Single-Layer SACD can only be played on a Super Audio CD Player!

Bop Pianist on SACD!

Born in New York City to a composer father, Jazz pianist Walter Bishop Jr.'s childhood friends included future jazz musicians Kenny Drew, Sonny Rollins, and Art Taylor. Brought up in Harlem, he left high school to play in dance bands in the area, and later became part of drummer Art Blakey's Messengers. Bishop developed his bebop playing in part by playing in jam sessions at Minton's Playhouse. He recorded with Milt Jackson and Stan Getz in 1949, then played with Charlie Parker (1951–54), Oscar Pettiford, Kai Winding, and Miles Davis (1951–53). In 1956, he recorded with Hank Mobley. In the early 1960s he also led his own trio with Jimmy Garrison and G. T. Hogan. His debut recording as a leader was in 1961 with Speak Low.

"This is one of the last sessions by Walter Bishop, Jr. prior to his death in 1998. The veteran bop pianist is in great form on this trio date with bassist Paul Brown and drummer Al Harewood, which mixes standards, bop classics, and several originals. Bishop's jaunty approach to 'Yardbird Suite' is a gem, while his lush treatment of 'The Masquerade Is Over' finds the rhythm section staying softly in the background. He revisits 'Speak Low,' a centerpiece of his first date as a leader some 32 years earlier, playfully detouring into Billy Strayhorn's 'Rain Check' and leaving room for a few drum breaks by Harewood. His 'Valley Land' is an intense mid-tempo samba, while 'Keiko's Samba' kicks into a higher gear. This Japanese CD on the Venus label is worth seeking." - AllMusic

Features:
• Super Audio CD
• SACD Stereo SACD Layer
• This Single-Layer SACD can only be played on a Super Audio CD Player! It will NOT play on conventional CD Players!
• Made in Japan

Musicians:
Walter Bishop Jr., piano
Paul Brown, bass
Al Harewood, drums

Selections:
1. Speak Low
2. Valley Land
3. Bish Bash Blues
4. The Masquerade Is Over
5. Keiko's Samba
6. Just Friends
7. Yardbird Suite

Recorded at Sear Sound Studio in New York on June 14, 1993
Genre
Jazz
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
3.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Artist
The Walter Bishop Jr. Trio
Title
Speak Low Again
Composer
Additional Artists
Paul Brown, Al Harewood
Record Weight
Record Speed
Record Speed Record Size
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Creation Date
04-13-2018
Release Date
05-10-2018
Availability
In Stock
Format
SACD
ISBN
ASSOC
S
Scratch & Dent
0
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