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Roots and Rhythms

Roots and Rhythms
Wednesday January 30th, 2013 with Bruce Walton
Riverside Records

A fine but relatively short-lived mainstream jazz label that flourished in NYC from 1952-1964. All this music was produced by Orin Keepnews, who also put together the box set The Riverside Records Story from which it is taken.
I'm Just A Lucky So and So
Yusef Lateef - The Three Faces Of Yusef Lateef (1960)
Work Song
Nat Adderley - Work Song (1960)
Watermelon Man
Mongo Santamaria - single (1962)
Zulu
Randy Weston Trio - Randy Weston Trio (1955)
Some Kinda Mean
Sam Jones - The Soul Society (1960)
Big P
Jimmy Heath Orchestra - Really Big (1960)
On A Misty Night
Tadd Dameron Orchestra - The Magic Touch (1962)
Wade In The Water
Johnny Griffin - Johnny Griffin & The Big-Soul Band (1960)
The Village Caller
Johnny Lytle - The Village Caller (1963)
Letter From Home
Eddie Jefferson - Letter From Home (1961)
Four On Six
Wes Montgomery - The Incredible Jazz Guitar of Wes Montgomery (1960)
It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)
Thelonious Monk - Thelonious Monk Plays Duke Ellington (1955)