Bud Powell Trio
They used to call him “The Amazing Bud Powell” and he lived up to his name. His power at the piano brought him to the same level of intensity as the hornmen with whom he often played. Among the modernists of the Forties, he was considered to be on the same level with Charlie Parker.
These trio selection are taken from these sources: the same Massey Hall concert of May 1953 which featured Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Charles Mingus, and Max Roach; a summer 1953 session recorded … MORE