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THAD JONES & MEL LEWIS <br>And The Jazz Orchestra <br> 1966 (Solid State Records - Out of Print)

Details: Solid State SS-18003, yellow, black & red label, gatefold cover, 1966

Condition: Vinyl VG++ (very clean!) Jacket VG+ (overall very good with a few bumps to the edges)

Out of Print and Not Available as CD.

From the All Music Guide:
The debut recording of the Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra, which has been reissued on CD as part of Mosaic's large Thad Jones box, launched a mighty (if part-time) all-star big band. With arrangements by Jones, Bob Brookmeyer and Tom McIntosh and such soloists as baritonist Pepper Adams, pianist Hank Jones, valve trombonist Brookmeyer, Jerome Richardson on various reeds, altoist Jerry Dodgion, and Joe Farrell and Eddie Daniels on tenors (in addition to flugelhornist Jones), it is not surprising that the orchestra was soon rated near the top. Among the seven selections are four Thad Jones originals (including "Mean What You Say"), "Willow Weep for Me," and Brookmeyer's lengthy "ABC Blues."

The tracks are:
1. Once Around
2. Willow Weep For Me
3. Balanced Scales = Justice
4. Three in Love
5. Mean What You Say
6. Don't Ever Leave Me
7. ABC Blues

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