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MG-36101: Mainstream Of Jazz / Gerry Mulligan Sextet

[Front Cover] Label Type : blue EmArcy type B
Matrix Number : SIDE-A MG36101A MS1    MSI    A 1    I
SIDE-B MG36101B MS2    MSII    B1    I

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Comments

June 01, 2004: I tried to remove stickers on both sides of the label, and it was a success.

writing on back cover.

Inside The Groove

Gerry Mulligan's second leader album on EmArcy/Mercury label - one of his EmArcy/Mercury trilogy.

Personal Impression (and brief notes)

Gerry Mulligan, who was definitely one of the most important key players in the late 1940s-1960s jazz scene, moved to EmArcy label in 1955. Gerry Mulligan's sextet recorded a number of tunes during September 1955 - September 1956. Some of them are included on this album, EmArcy MG-36056 and Mercury MG-20453. Later in the 1980s, Nippon Phonogram released four LPs (195J-33 thru 195J-36) which includes all materials from the sessions.

Anyway, this album itself. Like heard on other two LPs, they are an amazing ensemble, with no piano accompanied, magically intercorporates each other. Very swingy but full of “modern” taste. Yes, a Mulligan's sound. A nice album.

Strictly Personal Rating (to what extent I could enjoy this album)

9 out of 10




Track Listing

SIDE-A
A-1 14182-3 Elevation (Gerry Mulligan - Elliot Lawrence) 6:44
A-2 12430-2 Mainstream (Gerry Mulligan) 6:45
A-3 12429-17 Ain't It The Truth (Count Basie) 5:15
SIDE-B
B-1 14180-8 Igloo (Jerry Lloyd) 6:50
B-2 12061-3 Blues At The Roots (Gerry Mulligan) 5:45
B-3 14183-3 Lollypop (Hamilton - Wiggins) 5:48

Personnel


Personnel/recorded date/master numbers confirmed with the Ruppli's discography.
(“The Mercury Labels - A Discography” by Ruppli and Novitsky, Greenwood Press, 1993)

B-2:
Jon Eardley (tp), Bob Brookmeyer (v-tb, p), Zoot Sims (ts),
Gerry Mulligan (bars), Peck Morrison (b), Dave Bailey (ds).
Recorded in New York City on October 22, 1955.

A-2, A-3:
Same personnel as B-2, except:
Bob Brookmeyer (v-tb),
Bill Crow (b) replaces Peck Morrison.
Recorded in New York City on January 25, 1956.

A-1, B-1, B-3: Same personnel as B-2, except:
Don Ferrara (tp) replaces Jon Eardley),
Bill Crow (b) replaces Peck Morrison.
Recorded in New York City on September 26, 1956.

The Artist Also Appears on...

Gerry Mulligan (bs, p) :
  • EmArcy MG-36056 : Presenting The Gerry Mulligan Sextet
  • EmArcy MG-36101 : Mainstream Of Jazz
  • Mercury MG-20453 : A Profile Of Gerry Mulligan
  • Philips PHM 200-077 / PHS 600-077 : Spring Is Sprung
  • Philips PHM 200-108 / PHS 600-108 : Night Lights
  • Limelight LM-82004 / LS-86004 : Butterfly With Hiccups
  • Limelight LM-82021 / LS-86021 : If You Can't Beat 'Em, Join 'Em
  • Limelight LM-82030 / LS-86030 : Feelin' Good
  • Limelight LM-82040 / LS-86040 : Something Borrowed, Something Blue
  • EmArcy MG-36087 : Bargain Day! / Various Artists
  • Mercury MG-20761 / SR-60761 : Loads of Love / Shirley Horn



related information




Jackets

Front Back
[MG-36101 FRONT] [MG-36101 BACK]



Labels

Side A Side B
[MG-36101 A] [MG-36101 B]



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