Pepper Adams Quintet

Mean-What-You-Say-OJCCD-464-2

Mean What You Say

  • Release Date: 17 Aug 1990
  • OJCCD-464-2

Old Detroit buddies and close musical colleagues, Thad Jones and Pepper Adams had a long history of empathy and shared successes when they made Mean What You Say in early 1966. This quintet had existed before establishment of the big band co-led by Jones and Mel Lewis, the orchestra of which Adams was so important a part. The title tune here, in fact, was transmuted into one of the Jones-Lewis orchestra's first recorded numbers. With Ron Carter and Duke Pearson, Adams, Jones, and Lewis record… MORE

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