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SR-60760: Parisian Sketches / The Max Roach Quintet

[Front Cover] Label Type : black Mercury type C
Matrix Number : SIDE-A SR 60760-BA M1    I    B    FF
SIDE-B SR 60760-AB M1    I    FF



Comments

Originally intended as Mercury MG-20594 (mono) / SR-60253 (stereo), but unreleased for several years.

with original Mercury inner sleeve.

Inside The Groove

Max Roach Quintet's last album left on Mercury label. This was recorded in Paris, France.

Personal Impression (and brief notes)

This album, recorded in Paris, France, March 1960, was their last session for Mercury label. The performances of the Turrentine brothers (Stanley and Tommy), unlike their preceding albums, is excellent, which prove the musical relationship among every member had been getting very tight.

Side-A contains a suite written by Max Roach himself - it's a musical expression of their Paris impressions. Side-B features very boppish tracks, all of which sounds so nice.

Probably one of the best recorded performances by the “Turrentine Brothers era” of the Max Roach Quintet.

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

8 out of 10







Track Listing

SIDE-A
A-1 PB3243 (19902) Parisian Sketches 16:38
a) The Tower (Max Roach)
b) The Champs (Max Roach)
c) The Caves (Max Roach)
d) The Left Bank (Max Roach)
e) The Arch (Max Roach)
SIDE-B
B-1 PB3239 (19898) Nica (Sonny Clark) 4:40
B-2 PB3241 (19900) Petit Dejeuner (Julian Priester) 5:00
B-3 PB3242 (19901) Un Nouveau Complet (Tommy Turrentine) 3:19
B-4 PB3240 (19899) Liberte (Max Roach) 5:18

Personnel


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

A-1, B-2, B-3:
Tommy Turrentine (tp), Julian Priester (tb), Stanley Turrentine (ts),
Bob Boswell (b), Max Roach (ds).
Recorded at Barclay Studios, Paris, France on March 1, 1960.

B-1, B-4:
Same personnel as A-1.
Recorded at Barclay Studios, Paris, France on March 2, 1960.

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
[SR-60760 FRONT] [SR-60760 BACK]



Labels

Side A Side B
[SR-60760 A] [SR-60760 B]



Inner Sleeve

Front Back
[SR-60760 FRONT SLEEVE] [SR-60760 BACK SLEEVE]



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