Barry Harris Quintet


Newer Than New

  • Release Date: 22 May 2001
  • OJCCD-1062-2

After displaying his prowess as a trio and solo pianist on earlier Riverside albums, Barry Harris assembled a quintet for this 1961 session. The music serves as something of a manifesto, in which Harris announces an intention to serve as a primary keeper of the bebop flame, a mantle that he continues to wear four decades later. The quintet delivers its own personal slant, fueled by the energy of drummer Clifford Jarvis and the fluid inventions of trumpeter Lonnie Hillyer and alto saxophonist … MORE