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Randy Weston Live at The Five Spot
Kenny Dorham, Coleman Hawkins, Randy Weston
Randy Weston Live at The Five Spot
Genres: Jazz, Pop
 
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The scene for Randy Westons Open House was the Five Spot Cafe in Manhattan. Thetime, a rather dreary Monday in the Fall of 1959, and the setting about as wild a sceneas you will ever make.The live performance recording was...  more »

      
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All Artists: Kenny Dorham, Coleman Hawkins, Randy Weston, Wilbur Little, Roy Haynes, Clifford Jarvis, Brock Peters . Arrangements by Melba Liston
Title: Randy Weston Live at The Five Spot
Members Wishing: 4
Total Copies: 0
Label: Fresh Sound Records
Release Date: 6/28/2010
Genres: Jazz, Pop
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Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPC: 8427328616454

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The scene for Randy Westons Open House was the Five Spot Cafe in Manhattan. Thetime, a rather dreary Monday in the Fall of 1959, and the setting about as wild a sceneas you will ever make.The live performance recording was scheduled for that same evening, but ColemanHawkins was somewhere high in the skies between Chicago and New York; Roy Hayneswas taking a similar route through the sky from Boston, and Wilbur Little and his basswere last heard from in Washington, D.C. Finally, Melba Liston, hospitalized in California,had air-mailed her arrangements for the datebut they had not as yet been delivered. At9:30 p.m. the missing musicians began to gatherKenny Dorham, trumpet in hand,Hawkins and Haynes from their respective flights, Little from his train. Shortly thereafterthe missing arrangements were delivered, and a tall, rather relieved Randy Weston passedout the music. There was no rehearsalvery little warm-up. The results are on thisalbumand you can wrap them up in just two words Fabulous Musicianship.

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