Various ‎– Blue Break Beats: Volumes One - Four

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Blue Note ‎– 7243 5 23182 2 3
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Blue Break Beats Volume One 1:18:47
1-1 Richard Groove Holmes* Grooving With Mr. G
Congas – Ray ArmandoDrums – Darryl WashingtonElectric Bass – Jerry Jemmot*Electric Piano – Weldon IrvineGuitar – Gerald HubbardOrgan – Richard Groove Holmes*Written-By – Groove Holmes*
4:12
1-2 Grant Green Sookie, Sookie
Congas – Joseph ArmstrongDrums – Idris Muhammed*Guitar – Grant GreenOrgan – Ronnie FosterTenor Saxophone – Claude BarteeVibraphone – William Bivens*Written-By – Covay*, Cropper*
10:30
1-3 Lou Donaldson Who's Making Love
Alto Saxophone – Lou DonaldsonDrums – Leo MorrisGuitar – Melvin SparksOrgan – Charles EarlandTrumpet – Ed Williams*Written-By – B. Crutcher*, D. Davis*, H. Banks*, R. Jackson*
6:35
1-4 Donald Byrd Weasil
Bass – Roland WilsonDrums – Joe ChambersElectric Piano – Duke PearsonFlute – Lew TabackinGuitar – Jimmy PonderPercussion – John Richardson (3), Nat Battis*Tenor Saxophone – Frank FosterTrombone – Julian PriesterTrumpet – Donald ByrdWritten-By – C. Hendricks*
9:50
1-5 Eddie Henderson Kudu
Bass – Paul Jackson (2)Drums – Billy Hart, Mike Clarke*, Transcending Sunship Woody Theus*Electric Piano, Clavinet, Synthesizer – Patrice RushenFlute, Bass Clarinet, Soprano Saxophone – Hardey Caliman*Percussion – Mtume*Trombone – Julian PriesterTrumpet, Flugelhorn – Eddie HendersonWritten-By – P. Rushen*
6:07
1-6 Bobbi Humphrey Harlem River Drive
Clavinet, Trumpet – Fonce MizellDrums – Harvey MasonElectric Bass – Chuck Rainey, Ron BrownFlute, Vocals – Bobbi HumphreyGuitar – David T. WalkerPercussion – King Errison*, Stephanie SpruillPiano, Electric Piano – Jerry PetersSynthesizer – Fred Perren*Written-By – L. Mizzell*
7:24
1-7 Jimmy McGriff Blue Juice 5:01
1-8 Grant Green The Final Comedown
Guitar – Grant GreenWritten-By – W. Marcus*
3:27
1-9 Lou Donaldson Turtle Walk
Alto Saxophone – Lou DonaldsonDrums – Leo MorrisGuitar – Melvin SparksOrgan – Charles EarlandTrumpet – Ed Williams*Written-By – Donaldson*
7:48
1-10 Three Sounds* Your Love Is Too Much
Congas – Bobby Porter*Drums – Carl BurnettElectric Bass – Luther HughesGuitar – Albert Vescovo, Fred Robinson*Organ, Arranged By – Monk HigginsPercussion – Paul HumphreyPiano – Gene HarrisWritten-By – Brown*, M. Higgins*
2:44
1-11 Donald Byrd Black Jack
Alto Saxophone – Sonny RedBass – Walter BookerDrums – Billy HigginsPiano – Cedar WaltonTenor Saxophone – Hank MobleyTrumpet – Donald ByrdWritten-By – D. Byrd*
6:05
1-12 Herbie Hancock Olilloqui Valley
Bass – Ron CarterCornet, Flugelhorn – Freddie HubbardDrums – Anthony WilliamsPiano – Herbie HancockWritten-By – H. Hancock*
8:27
Blue Break Beats Volume Two 1:12:46
2-1 Donald Byrd Street Lady
Bass, Electric Bass – Jerry PetersClavinet, Trumpet – Fonce MizellDrums – Harvey MasonElectric Bass – Chuck RaineyFlute – Roger GlennGuitar – David T. WalkerPercussion – King Errison*, Stephanie SpruillSynthesizer – Fred Perrin*Vocals, Trumpet, Flugelhorn – Donald ByrdWritten-By – Mizell*
5:39
2-2 Bobbi Humphrey Jasper Country Man
Clavinet, Piano – Fonce MizellDrums – Harvey MasonElectric Bass – Chuck Rainey, Roy Brown*Flute, Vocals – Bobbi HumphreyGuitar – David T. Walker, John RowinPercussion – King Errison*, Stephanie SpruillPiano, Electric Piano – Jerry PetersSynthesizer – Fred Perrin*Written-By – Mizell*
5:16
2-3 Eddie Henderson Kumquat Kids
Bass – Buster WilliamsDrums – Billy Hart, Harvey MasonElectric Bass – Alphonso JohnsonElectric Piano, Synthesizer – George DukeMarimba – Bobby HutchersonSaxophone [Saxcello], Tenor Saxophone, Bass Clarinet – Benny Maupin*Trombone – Julian PriesterTrumpet, Flugelhorn, Cornet – Eddie HendersonWritten-By – Henderson*
4:32
2-4 Gene Harris Higga Boom
Bass, Electric Bass – Jerry PetersDrums – Harvey MasonElectric Bass – Chuck RaineyGuitar – David T. Walker, John Rowe*Performer – Ken Johnson*, Sidney MuldrowPiano, Electric Piano – Gene HarrisTenor Saxophone – Ernie WattsWritten-By – Mason*
6:00
2-5 Reuben Wilson Orange Peel
Drums – Tommy DerrickGuitar – Melvin SparksOrgan – Reuben WilsonTenor Saxophone – John ManningWritten-By – Wilson*
6:36
2-6 Jimmy McGriff The Worm
Organ – Jimmy McGriffWritten-By – Sheeus*
3:25
2-7 Lou Donaldson The Caterpillar
Alto Saxophone – Lou DonaldsonArranged By [Vocals] – Jimmy BriggsDrums – Idris Muhammed*Electric Bass – Jerry JemmottElectric Guitar – Ray ArmandoGuitar – Melvin SparksOrgan, Electric Piano – Leon Spencer*Trumpet – Ed Williams*Vocals – Mildred Brown, Naomi Thomas, Rosalyn BrownWritten-By – Donaldson*
6:52
2-8 Grant Green Ain't It Funky Now
Bongos – Richard LandrumCongas – CandidoDrums – Idris Muhammed*Electric Bass – Jimmy Lewis (2)Guitar – Grant GreenOrgan – Emmanuel Riggins, Earl Neal Creque*Tenor Saxophone – Claude BarteeTrumpet – Blue MitchellWritten-By – James Brown
9:54
2-9 Bobby Hutcherson Ummh
Bass, Electric Bass – John Williams (8)Drums – Mikey Roker*Flute, Oboe, Tenor Saxophone – Harold LandPiano, Electric Piano – Joe SampleVibraphone, Marimba, Percussion – Bobby HutchersonWritten-By – Hutcherson*
7:45
2-10 Blue Mitchell Good Humour Man
Baritone Saxophone – Pepper AdamsBass – Gene TaylorDrums – Al FosterFlute, Alto Saxophone – Jerry DodgionPiano – McCoy TynerTenor Saxophone – Junior CookTrombone – Julian PriesterTrumpet – Blue Mitchell, Burt CollinsWritten-By – Mitchell*
5:40
2-11 Donald Byrd Beale Street
Alto Saxophone – Sonny RedBass – Walter BookerDrums – Billy HigginsPiano – Cedar WaltonTenor Saxophone – Hank MobleyTrumpet – Donald ByrdWritten-By – Sylvester Kyner
5:25
2-12 Gerald Wilson Viva Tirado
Alto Saxophone – Bud Shank, Joe MainiBaritone Saxophone – Don RaffellBass – Jimmy BondConductor, Arranged By – Gerald WilsonCongas – Modesto DuranDrums – Mel LewisGuitar – Joe Fass*Piano – Jack WilsonTenor Saxophone – Harold Land, Teddy EdwardsTrombone – Bob Edmondson, Bob Knight*, Frank Strong, Lou BlackburnTrumpet – Carmell Jones, Freddie Hill, John Audino, Jules ChaikinWritten-By – Wilson*
5:44
Blue Break Beats Volume Three 1:12:35
3-1 Cannonball Adderley Walk Tall
Alto Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone – Julian "Cannonball" Adderly*Bass – Walter BookerCornet – Nat AdderleyDrums – Roy McCurdyKeyboards – Joe ZawinulWritten-By – Marrow*, Rein*, Zawinul*
5:11
3-2 Lou Rawls You've Made Me So Very Happy
Written-By – Gordy*, B. Holloway*, Wilson*, P. Holloway*
4:28
3-3 Lou Donaldson Ode To Billy Joe
Alto Saxophone – Lou DonaldsonDrums – Leo MorrisGuitar – Jimmy 'Fats' Ponder*Organ – Lonnie SmithTrumpet – Blue MitchellWritten-By – Gentry*
6:32
3-4 Reuben Wilson Sho' Nuff Melon
Arranged By – Wade MarcusDrums – Ray ArmandoGuitar, Sitar [Electric] – Dave Spinozza*Harp – Gene BiancoOrgan – Reuben WilsonPercussion – Gordon PowellSoprano Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone – Jerome RichardsonWritten-By – Wilson*
4:33
3-5 Jeremy Steig Howling For Judy
Written-By – Steig*
4:39
3-6 Shirley Bassey Light My Fire
Arranged By, Conductor – Johnny HarrisWritten-By – The Doors
3:27
3-7 Lou Donaldson It's Your Thing
Alto Saxophone – Lou DonaldsonDrums – Leo MorrisGuitar – Melvin SparksOrgan – Charles EarlandTrumpet – Ed Williams*Written-By – O. Isley*, R. Isley*, R. Isley*
8:57
3-8 Gene Harris & The Three Sounds* Put On Train
Congas – Bobby Porter Hall*Drums – Carl BurnettElectric Bass – Luther HughesGuitar – Albert Vescovo, Fred Robinson*Organ, Arranged By – Monk HigginsPercussion – Paul HumphreyPiano – Gene HarrisWritten-By – Brown*, Higgins*
5:53
3-9 Gene Harris Don't Call Me Nigger Whitey
Backing Vocals – Ann Esther, Julia Tillman Waters, Luther Waters, Lynn Mack, Maxine Johnson Waters*, Oren Waters, Trisha ChamberlainDrums – Harvey MasonElectric Bass – Chuck RaineyFrench Horn – Sidney MuldrowGuitar – David T. Walker, John RowinKeyboards – Gene HarrisPiano, Arranged By – Jerry PetersReeds – Ernie WattsTrombone, Backing Vocals – George Bohanon, Keg JohnsonTrumpet – Oscar BrashearWritten-By – Stewart*
3:44
3-10 Donald Byrd Dominoes
Clavinet, Trumpet – Fonce MizellCongas – King Errison*Drums – Harvey MasonElectric Bass – Chuck RaineyElectric Piano – Skip ScarboroughGuitar – Craig McMullen, John RowinPercussion – Mayutto Corea*Piano – Larry MizellTenor Saxophone – Tyree Glenn*Trombone – George BohanonTrumpet – Raymond Brown*Trumpet, Flugelhorn – Donald ByrdWritten-By – Mbaji*, Clayton*, Sigidi
4:32
3-11 Ronnie Foster Mystic Brew
Bass – George DuvivierCongas – Arthur JenkinsDrums – Jimmy Johnson (2)Electric Bass – Gordon EdwardsGuitar – Gene BertonciniOrgan – Ronnie FosterVibraphone [Vibes] – Gene Bianco, George DevensWritten-By – R. Foster*
4:08
3-12 Joe Williams With Thad Jones & The Mel Lewis Orchestra Get Out Of My Life Woman
Bass – Richard Davis (2)Drums – Mel LewisGuitar – Sam HermanPiano – Roland HannaSaxophone – Eddie Daniels, Jerome Richardson, Jerry Dodgion, Joe Farrell, Pepper AdamsTrombone – Bob Brookmeyer, Cliff Heather, Garnett Brown, Tom McIntoshTrumpet – Bill Berry, Snooky Young*, Jimmy Nottingham, Richard Williams, Thad JonesVocals – Joe WilliamsWritten-By – Toussaint*
3:21
3-13 Duke Pearson Ground Hog
Bass – Bob CranshawBass Clarinet – Pepper AdamsBass Trombone – Kenny RuppDrums – Mickey RokerFlute, Piccolo Flute, Alto Saxophone – Jerry DodgionPiano, Arranged By, Leader [Director] – Duke PearsonTenor Saxophone – Frank Foster, Lew TabackinTrombone – Benny Powell, Garnett Brown, Julian PriesterTrumpet – Burt Collins, Joe Shepley, Marvin Stamm, Randy BreckerWritten-By – Pearson*
3:05
3-14 Jackie McLean Soul
Alto Saxophone – Jackie McLeanBass – Scotty HoltDrums – Rashied AliPiano – LaMont Johnson (2)Trumpet – Woody ShawWritten-By, Trombone – Grachan Moncur IIIWritten-By, Voice [Recitation] – Barbara Simmons
10:14
Blue Break Beats Volume Four 1:07:28
4-1 Gene Harris Prelude
Backing Vocals – Ann Esther, Julia Tillman Waters, Luther Waters, Lynn Mack, Maxine Johnson Waters*, Oren Waters, Trisha ChamberlainDrums – Harvey MoonElectric Bass – Chuck RaineyFrench Horn – Sidney MuldrowGuitar – David T Walker*, John RowinKeyboards – Gene HarrisPiano, Arranged By, Backing Vocals – Jerry PetersReeds – Ernie WattsTrombone, Backing Vocals – George Bohanon, Keg JohnsonTrumpet – Oscar BrashearWritten-By – Peters*
1:40
4-2 David Axelrod Holy Thursday
Written-By – Axelrod*
5:29
4-3 Gene Harris & The Three Sounds* Sitting Duck
Arranged By, Conductor – Monk HigginsBass – Andrew SimpkinsDrums – Carl Burnett, Dee Ervin, Miles Grayson (2), Paul HumphreyFlute – Jim HornGuitar – Al Vescovo*Piano – Gene HarrisStrings – Albert Steinberg, Henry Felber*, Jesse Erlich*, Leonard Malarsky, Louis Kievman, William Kurash*Vibraphone [Vibes] – Alan EstesWritten-By – Higgins*
2:44
4-4 Buddy Rich The Beat Goes On
Alto Saxophone – Quinn Davis*Baritone Saxophone – Marty FlaxBass – James GannonBass Trombone – Bill WimberlyDrums – Buddy RichFlute, Alto Saxophone – Ernie WattsFlute, Tenor Saxophone – Jay Corre, Robert KellerGuitar – Richard ResnicoffPiano – Ray StarlingTrombone – Jim Trimble, Ron MeyersTrumpet – Bobby Shew, Charles Findley*, John Scottile, Yoshito MurakamiVocals – Cathy RichWritten-By – Sonny Bono
4:56
4-5 Bob Dorough Three Is The Magic Number
Written-By – Dorrough*
3:15
4-6 Banbara* Shack Up
Written-By – Carter*, Daniel*
6:37
4-7 The Sons Boomp Boomp Chomp
Written-By – The Sons
10:05
4-8 Monk Higgins Little Green Apples
Written-By – Russell*
3:26
4-9 Herbie Hancock Bring Down The Birds
Written-By – Hancock*
1:45
4-10 Ike & Tina Turner Whole Lotta Love
Written-By – Page*, Bonham*, Jones*, Plant*
4:42
4-11 The Three Sounds Repeat After Me
Arranged By, Conductor – Monk HigginsBass – Henry FranklinDrums – Carl BurnettFrench Horn – David DukeGuitar – Freddie RobinsonPercussion – Alan EstesPiano – Gene HarrisReeds – Buddy ColletteWritten-By – Higgins*
6:39
4-12 Eddie Henderson Inside You
Drums – Mike Clark (2)Electric Bass – Paul Jackson (2)Electric Piano, Clavinet, Synthesizer – Patrice RushenFlute, Performer [Bass Clef], Soprano Saxophone – Hadley CalimanPiano, Congas, Percussion – Mtume*Trombone, Bass Trombone – Julian PriesterTrumpet, Flugelhorn – Eddie HendersonWritten-By – Mtume*
4:49
4-13 Marlena Shaw Woman Of The Ghetto
Bass – Ed BoyerDrums – Harold JonesPiano – George GaffneyVocals – Marlena ShawWritten-By – B. Miller*, M. Shaw*, R. Evans*
8:24
4-14 Paul Nero This Is Soul
Written-By – Nero*
2:29

Credits

  • Artwork [Cover Design & Illustration]Graham Marsh (2)
  • Compiled By [Volume 1]Eddie Pillar*
  • Compiled By [Volumes 3 & 4], Other [Sleevenotes Volume 3]Tony Harlow
  • Compiled By, Other [Annotated By], Other [Sleevenotes]Dean Rudland
  • Other [Series Co-ordinator] – Wendy Furness

Notes

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Boxed set of all four Volumes of Blue Break Beats.
In individual Jewel Cases with Cardboard Sleeve Box.

Volume 1:
Cat No.: CDP 7991061
Conceptual thanks to Gilles Peterson
Track 1.8: Grant Green accompanied by "Unknown Orchestra".

Volume 2:
Cat No.: 0777 7 89907 2 7
Track 2.6: Is a Mono Recording. Other than Jimmy McGriff all other musicians are "Unknown Personnel".

Volume 3:
Cat No.: 7243 8 54360 2 4
Track 3.5: Other than Jeremy Steig, all musical "personnel unknown".

Volume 4:
Cat No.: 7243 4 94027 0 6

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