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Which Mosaic Are You Enjoying Right Now?

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The Quincy Jones ABC/Mercury Big Band Jazz Sessions (CD, Album, Compilation, Limited Edition, Reissue, Remastered, Stereo, Mono) album cover

Discovered this on Spotify and am in a big band mood these days so gave it a listen.  Surprised how solid the whole set is start to finish.  Superb musicians and a massive ensemble sound.

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I seem to come back to this one every year. This time it’s because of a show I’m working on, but the listening, as always, is pure pleasure.

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And this is pure coincidence. But today I grabbed this out and am now terribly impressed with Us Three, the track. This is the first Parlan trio properly. I feel I like Parlan more now than when I got it. I should be listening to this more than I do.

Or Headin South, for that matter. The Parlan trio backed by Ray Barretto:

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14 hours ago, ghost of miles said:

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An underestimated gem which I need to dig out !

One of the victim sets of the infamous Mosaic instant cull of sets, I recall..

 

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CD2 - flogging this one to death (rightly so)

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The Complete Bee Hive Sessions

Discs IV-VI (Dizzy Reece, Clifford Jordan, and Johnny Hartman)

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CD1

This one jumps out of the speakers and grabs you by the throat. Excellent sound !

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5 hours ago, Justin V said:

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Disc 2

Treasure trove ....

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20 hours ago, soulpope said:

Treasure trove ....

[Tristano, Konitz, Marsh]

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Just finished:

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John Carter/Bobby Bradford, Disc 3: I bought this single disc from Mosaic after the set went OOP.  These duos are challenging.  

Now playing:

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Charles Tolliver Big Band, Disc 2: Another single-disc purchase.  What a band!  

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