Quiet Kenny

Kenny Dorham

Quiet Kenny OJCCD 250 2
  • CAT # OJCCD-250-2

    1. Lotus Blossom 4:40
    2. My Ideal 5:07
    3. Blue Friday 8:47
    4. Alone Together 3:12
    5. Blue Spring Shuffle 7:39
    6. I Had The Craziest Dream 4:40
    7. Old Folks 5:12
    8. Mack The Knife 3:02

Quiet Kenny is yet another reminder of what a trumpet giant Kenny Dorham was. Whether limning ballads such as "My Ideal," "Alone Together," "I Had the Craziest Dream," and "Old Folks," or investigating the timelessness and intricacies of the blues (his originals in this set with "Blue" in their titles), the former Charlie Parker cohort and ex-Jazz Messenger exhibits his subtle swing, personal sound, and finely-honed harmonic sense. Along the way these reflections and connections with Bird, Coleman Hawkins, Sonny Rollins, Max Roach, Harry James, and Louis Armstrong make for a rich legacy.

with Tommy Flanagan, Paul Chambers, Arthur Taylor

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