Gigi Gryce Quintet

The-Hapnins

The Hap'nin's

  • Release Date: 12 Jul 1995
  • OJCCD-1868-2

All of Gigi Gryce's skills come together in this 1960 recording. A leader since his late teens, Gryce was an effective alto saxophonist in the Charlie Parker tradition and one of the most respected composers and arrangers of the 1950s and '60s. He was the catalyst for dozens of successful record dates by Art Farmer, Clifford Brown, Donald Byrd, and other stars of the post-bop era. In The Hap'nin's, Gryce presented his working band. Richard Wyands, Julian Euell, and Mickey Roker, bare… MORE