Midnight Oil MP3
  • CAT # OJCCD-1815-25

    1. Minorally 6:55
    2. Way In Blues 5:08
    3. Delerious Trimmings 5:17
    4. Caravan 4:00
    5. Lyric 7:18

Jerome Richardson (1920-2000) has worked with everyone from Lionel Hampton and Earl Hines to Quincy Jones, Charles Mingus, and Steely Dan. A first-call reed player in New York and Hollywood, Richardson's work on saxophones and flute have enhanced literally thousands of recording sessions. This 1958 date, Richardson's first as leader, is a relaxed, bluesy affair that features three tuneful Richardson originals (his tenor work on "Minorally" is a highlight) plus a refreshing treatment of "Caravan" and Artie Shaw's delightful "Lyric." With all-star support from Jimmy Cleveland, Kenny Burrell, Hank Jones, Joe Benjamin, and Charlie Persip, Midnight Oil quietly burns.

with Jimmy Cleveland, Hank Jones, Kenny Burrell, Joe Benjamin, Charlie Persip

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