Coleman Hawkins & His Orchestra
In addition Big Miller, who was a featured vocalist with the Fletcher Henderson band, was brought in on vocals to sing on “Travlin Light” and “A Blues.”
The British audiophile LP label, PurePleasure, has re-released Kansas City Revisited. Long out of print, the label used R
“When you don’t have control (of your instrument), you can’t incorporate the ideas that you hear and feel into your style. That’s what’s wrong with so many of the players coming up today.
“Sure….I was advanced for my time in those early days, for just that reason – I had studied hard since I was five, and studied classics all my life, and it gives me an advantage over the other fellows I was playing with”.
Excerpt from the sleeve notes on this release.
Personnel: Bass – George Duvivier Drums – Osie Johnson Piano, Vibraphone – Eddie Costa
Tenor Saxophone – Coleman Hawkins Trumpet – Thad Jones
1. Bean In Orbit
2. After Midnight
Cat No: PPAN CLP5181
Format: 180 gram LP x 1 standard sleeve
Released: July 2012
Re-mastering by: Ray Staff at Air Mastering, Lyndhurst Hall, London