John Jenkins

Coolin

Coolin'

  • Release Date: 18 Apr 1995
  • OJCCD-1866-2

With their compositional and organizational skills, Teddy Charles and Mal Waldron were essential participants on several Prestige sessions in the 1950s, including some issued without a designated leader. What resulted was never a mere "blowing session" because of the challenging nature of the material and the assertive tonal personality of the ensemble when Charles and/or Waldron were present. This superior, little-known date is a prime example. It basically joins the Prestige Jazz … MORE