Blue Spring

Kenny Dorham Septet

Blue Spring
  • CAT # OJCCD-134-25

    1. Blue Spring 6:08
    2. It Might As Well Be Spring 6:20
    3. Poetic Spring 6:47
    4. Spring Is Here 2:53
    5. Spring Cannon 4:50
    6. Passion Spring 8:30

Kenny Dorham fell considerably short of the degree of recognition that–in the opinion of many experts–he richly deserved. But this pioneer of modern jazz trumpet was never underrated by his peers. His late-1950s Riverside albums invariably included several of the many first-class players who made up the New York scene of that era, all clearly enjoying their association with "K.D." In this instance, the featured enjoyer is Cannonball Adderley, and the unique ensemble blend of saxophones and brass includes a young French horn player who went on to become a notably contemporary composer: David Amram.

with Julian "Cannonball" Adderley, Cecil Payne, David Amram, Cedar Walton, Paul Chambers, Jimmy Cobb, Philly Joe Jones

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