Hampton Hawes – Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams (1958)

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Recorded March 17, 1958 at Contemporary Studio in Los Angeles. A young Scott LaFaro in the land of giants. Great solos by Land and Hawes and Scotty gets 8 bars.

Personnel:

Hampton Hawes (p)
Harold Land (ts)
Scott LaFaro (b)
Frank Butler (dm)

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Slim Gaillard And His Orchestra feat. Charlie Parker – Slim’s Jam (1945)

Recorded: probably Hollywood, California, December 29, 1945

Personnel:
Dizzy Gillespie – Trumpet
Charlie Parker – Alto Sax
Jack McVea – Tenor Sax
Dodo Marmarosa – Piano
Slim Gaillard – Guitar, Vocals
Bam Brown – Bass
Zutty Singleton – Drums

Duke Jordan – Flight to Denmark (1973)

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Flight to Denmark is an album led pianist Duke Jordan recorded in 1973 and released on the Danish SteepleChase label. In his review for AllMusic, Michael G. Nastos said ” This is Duke Jordan at his most magnificent, with the ever-able Vinding and expert Thigpen playing their professional roles perfectly, producing perhaps the second best effort (next to Flight to Jordan from 13 years hence) from the famed bop pianist”.