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MG-36132: Max Roach Plus Four On The Chicago Scene

[Front Cover] Label Type : blue EmArcy type C
Matrix Number : SIDE-A MG-36132A-1    A    MS1    M
SIDE-B MG-36132B-1    B    MS1    M



Comments

writing on back cover; taped seams on the both top/bottom jacket.

Later reissued as Mercury MG-20559 (mono) and Mercury SR-60128 (stereo), but it is very doubtful that these 2nd issue was actually released.

Inside The Groove

Max Roach's fine Hard-Bop session featuring a new star Booker Little.

Personal Impression (and brief notes)

This album is maybe one of the finest example of Hard-Bop style Jazz in the late 1950s. The most noticeable thing is that this is maybe the first recording for young trumpetter Booker Little. Little plays and blows like he exactly is in all tunes.

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

9 out of 10




Track Listing

SIDE-A
A-1 16982 Shirley (mono version) (George Coleman) 6:40
A-2 16986 My Old Flame (mono version) (Coslow - Johnston) 3:37
A-3 16985 (JB326) Sporty (Bill Lee) 6:47
SIDE-B
B-1 16984 (JB325) Stella By Starlight (Young - Washington) 4:20
B-2 16987 Stompin' At The Savoy (mono edit) (Sampson - Goodman - Webb - Razaf) 2:52
B-3 16983 Memo: To Maurice (mono version) (Eddy Baker) 7:40

Personnel


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

Mono takes of “Shirley”, “My Old Flame” and “Memo: To Maurice” are different from those of stereo takes. Furthermore, “Stompin' At The Savoy” has different outchorus between mono/stereo versions.

Booker Little (tp), George Coleman (ts),
Eddie Baker (p), Bob Cranshaw (b), Max Roach (ds).
Recorded at Universal Recording Studios, Chicago, IL on June 3, 1958.

The Artist Also Appears on...

Max Roach (ds, ldr) :
  • EmArcy MG-26043 10-inch : Clifford Brown & Max Roach
  • EmArcy MG-36008 : Clifford Brown & Max Roach Incorporated
  • EmArcy MG-36036 : Clifford Brown & Max Roach
  • EmArcy MG-36037 : Study In Brown / Clifford Brown & Max Roach
  • EmArcy MG-36070 : Clifford Brown & Max Roach At Basin Street
  • EmArcy MG-36098 : Max Roach Plus Four
  • EmArcy MG-36108 / SR-80002 : Jazz In Three-Quarter Time
  • EmArcy MG-36127 / SR-80019 : Max Roach Plus Four Plays Charlie Parker
  • EmArcy MG-36132 : Max Roach Plus Four On The Chicago Scene
  • EmArcy MG-36140 / SR-80010 : Max Roach Plus Four At Newport
  • EmArcy MG-36144 / SR-80015 : Max Roach With The Boston Percussion Ensemble
  • Mercury MG-20448 / SR-60133 : Rich Versus Roach / Buddy Rich & Max Roach
  • Mercury MG-20491 / SR-60170 : Quiet As It's Kept
  • Mercury MG-20524 / SR-60201 : Max Roach Plus Four At Newport (reissue of MG-36140 / SR-80010)
  • Mercury MG-20529 / SR-60206 : Max Roach With The Boston Percussion Ensemble (reissue of MG-36144 / SR-80015)
  • Mercury MG-20532 / SR-60209 : Max Roach 4 Plays Charlie Parker (reissue of MG-36127 / SR-80019)
  • Mercury MG-20538 / SR-60193 : Jazz In Three-Quartet Time (reissue of MG-36108 / SR-80002)
  • Mercury MG-20539 / SR-60215 : Moon Faced And Starry Eyed
  • Mercury MG-20559 / SR-60128 : Max Roach Plus Four On The Chicago Scene (reissue of MG-36132)
  • Mercury MG-20760 / SR-60760 : Parisian Sketches
  • Mercury MG-20911 / SR-60911 : The Many Sides Of Max
  • EmArcy MG-36000 : Dinah Jams Featuring Dinah Washington
  • EmArcy MG-36002 : Jam Session / Various Artists
  • EmArcy MG-36003 : Clifford Brown With Strings
  • EmArcy MG-36009 : Jam Session Featuring Maynard Ferguson
  • EmArcy MG-36039 : Best Coast Jazz / Various Artists
  • EmArcy MG-36043 : Julian “Cannonball” Adderley
  • EmArcy MG-36066 : Introducing Jimmy Cleveland and his All-Stars
  • EmArcy MG-36102 : Caravan / Clifford Brown All-Stars
  • EmArcy MG-36141 / SR-80019 : Newport '58 / Various Artists
  • Mercury MG-35012 / MG C-102 / MG C-502 10-inch : Piano Solos / Bud Powell
  • Mercury MG C-109 10-inch : Flip Phillips Collates
  • Mercury MG C-507 10-inch : Piano Solos, No.2 / Bud Powell
  • Mercury MG C-512 10-inch : Bird & Diz / Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie
  • Mercury MG C-513 10-inch : Charlie Parker Plays South Of The Border
  • Mercury MG-20523 / SR-60200 : Newport '58 / Various Artists (reissue of MG-36141 / SR-80009)



Jackets

Front Back
[MG-36132 FRONT] [MG-36132 BACK]



Labels

Side A Side B
[MG-36132 A] [MG-36132 B]



MATSUBAYASHI 'Shaolin' Kohji <shaolin@rhythmaning.org>
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