Saturday, May 28, 2016

George Russell And His Orchestra – New York, N.Y. And Jazz In The Space Age {2LP - MCA Records, MCA2-4017}

Composed By, Conductor, Arranged By – George Russell;
Alto Saxophone – Hal McKusick (tracks: A2 to B4, C2, D2), Walt Levinsky (tracks: C1, C3, D1, D3)
Baritone Saxophone – Gene Allen (tracks: B1, B4), Sol Schlinger (tracks: A1, A2, B2, B3, C1, C3, D1, D3)
Double Bass – George Duvivier (tracks: B1, B4), Milt Hinton (tracks: A1, A2, B2, B3, C1 to D3)
Drums – Charlie Persip (tracks: A1, A2, B2, B3, C2, D2), Don Lamond (tracks: C1, C3, D1, D3), Max Roach (tracks: B4)
French Horn – Jimmy Buffington* (tracks: C1, C3, D1, D3)
Guitar – Barry Galbraith (tracks: A1 to B4, C1, C3, D1, D3), Howard Collins (tracks: C1, C3, D1, D3)
Narrator – Jon Hendricks (tracks: A1 to B4)
Piano – Bill Evans, Paul Bley (tracks: C1, C3, D1, D3)
Tenor Saxophone – Al Cohn (tracks: B1, B2), Benny Golson (tracks: A2, B2), David Young (4) (tracks: C1, C3, D1, D3), John Coltrane (tracks: A1)
Trombone – Bob Brookmeyer (tracks: A1 to B4, C2, D2), Dave Baker* (tracks: C1, C3, D1, D3), Frank Rehak (tracks: A1, B2, B3, C1, C3, D1, D3), Jimmy Cleveland (tracks: B1, B2, B3), Tom Mitchell* (tracks: A1 to B4)
Trumpet – Alan Kieger* (tracks: C1, C3, D1, D3), Art Farmer (tracks: A1 to B4), Doc Severinsen (tracks: A1), Ernie Royal (tracks: A1, C1, C3, D1, D3), Joe Ferrante (tracks: B2, B3), Joe Wilder (tracks: A2 to C4), Mark "Marky" Markowitz* (tracks: C2, D2)

Record 1 - New York, N.Y.:

Side One:
A1. Manhattan (10:32)
A2. Big City Blues  (12:39)

Side Four:
B1. Manhattan-Rico  (10:10)
B2. East Side Medley:  (8:00)
Autumn In New York;
How About You.
B3. A Helluva Town  (5:01)

Record 2 - Jazz In The Space Age:

Side Two:
C1. Chromatic Universe - Part 1 (3:32)
C2. Dimensions (13:12)
C3. Chromatic Universe - Part 2  (3:51)

Side Three:
D1. The Lydiot (10:02)
D2. Waltz From Outer Space  (7:02)
D3. Chromatic Universe - Part 3  (4:40)

A1 : Recorded September 12, 1958, New York
B1,B4 : Recorded November 24, 1958, New York
A2,B2, B3 : Recorded March 25, 1959, New York
Recorded May (tracks C1, C3, D1, D3) and August 1 (tracks C2, D2), 1960, New York.


  1. George Russell And His Orchestra ‎– New York, N.Y. And Jazz In The Space Age {2LP - MCA Records}:

  2. I have separate reissues of both, but the original never see before.
    Many thanks, Uri!

  3. Thank you very much, Uri. GREAT!