Tiny Grimes & Coleman Hawkins

Blues-Groove-OJCCD-817-2

Blues Groove

  • Release Date: 23 Jun 1994
  • OJCCD-817-2

The jazz world was reintroduced to the four-string guitar of Tiny Grimes with this recording. Grimes, who worked to great acclaim with the Cats and a Fiddle and Art Tatum, made studio magic with Charlie Parker and Ike Quebec, and enjoyed some commercial success with his Rocking Highlanders, emerged here from a period in Philadelphia with a strong local rhythm section (including pianist Ray Bryant), the tart flute of Musa Kaleem, and the immortal tenor of Coleman Hawkins. The program mixes thr… MORE

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