Kenny Dorham Quintet

Kenny-Dorham-Quintet

Kenny Dorham Quintet

  • Release Date: 27 May 1993
  • OJCCD-113-2

Overshadowed in his lifetime by Dizzy Gillespie, Fats Navarro, Miles Davis, and Clifford Brown, Kenny Dorham (1924-72) was a giant in his own right, an improviser with a very personal sound and style and a composer of finely-crafted originals. This December 1953 date, his first as a leader, was almost impossible to come by until its 1984 release in the Original Jazz Classics series. Now the CD version offers three previously unissued tracks, including two vocal performances (#10 and 11) that … MORE

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