4 May 2008

JAMES CLAY - A DOUBLE DOSE OF SOUL


















James Clay For Riverside from 1960.
And another one for the flute freaks!
James Clay (f, ts), Nat Adderley (c), Victor Feldman (vib), Gene Harris (p), Sam Jones (b), Louis Hayes (d)

James Clay only led two record sessions before settling in obscurity in Texas, where he would not be rediscovered until the late '80s. Cannonball Adderley helped present him on Riverside in 1960, so it seemed fair that Clay utilized several of Adderley's sidemen on this session (cornetist Nat Adderley or vibraphonist Victor Feldman, bassist Sam Jones, and drummer Louis Hayes) along with a young Gene Harris on piano. Clay splits his time between his lyrical flute and tough tenor, proving to be an excellent bop-based improviser.Scott Yanow AMG.
320 rip of the original lp format from the OJC CD reissue-buy the cd for bonus tracks.

17 comments:

bacoso said...

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Roy said...

This great fine recording plus 2 alternate takes is available for download at emusic.com.

Peter said...

Looks excellent bac, thanks a lot!

Nick said...

for real. there's nothing sweeter than "New Delhi." good selection!

AmBrOsE said...

Oh amazing!! iv been after a copy of this for years after a friend grabbed a copy under my nose for £2!!!!!!!....but a digital recording will do lol
Thanx

golden boy said...

THANKS. looking forward to the listen.

Máté said...

Thanks a lot! Best flutist I've heard since Dolphy!

Michael Can't Sleep said...

Thanks. I'm looking forward to it.

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les said...

Thank you introducing me to another new artist. I've seen the name before but always thought he was more r&b in style. I wasn't expecting such a mellow album from him but it sounds great.

somogyvari said...

Looks interesting.. thanks

Saint Jude said...

Gorgeous. "New Delhi", "Pavanne". I'd recommend to anyone who wants to believe in angels.

emile63 said...

Thanks, Once again expanding my musical knowledge and experiences.

IR e L a IXI said...

thanks for the post!!

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arshille said...

Thank You for sharing this incredible music -
Best Wishes from arshille

Baron said...

Thank you ... Baron