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AL GREY <br> Basic Grey (2 LP Set) <br> 1976 (Chess/Cadet Records - Out of Print)

Details: Chess 2ACMJ-409, 2 Record Set, stereo, blue and orange label, recorded in 1961 & 1962, issued in 1976.

Condition: Vinyl VG+++ (all 4 sides are VERY clean!!!), jacket VG (seams are holding strong, but there is edge wear, ring wear and a notch cut from upper right edge)

Out of Print and Not Available as CD.

From the All Music Guide:
This double LP reissues two complete albums by trombonist Al Grey (The Elder and Bluish Grey and The Al Grey-Billy Mitchell Sextet), plus seven of the ten numbers on Snap Your Fingers. Originally released by the Cadet label, this music features the colorful trombonist (long a master of the plunger mute, but also able to play fast boppish lines) in septets and an octet with such notable sidemen as trumpeters Joe Newman, Henry Boozier, Dave Burns and Donald Byrd, trombonist Bennie Powell, tenorman Billy Mitchell, pianist Herbie Hancock and (on two of his first sessions) vibraphonist Bobby Hutcherson. The repertoire alternates swing standards, blues, and more modern pieces. Since this music has yet to be reissued on CD, this two-fer is definitely worth picking up.

The tracks are:
1. Things Ain't What They Used To Be
2. Open Wider, Please
3. I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good
4. Don't Get Around Much Anymore
5. How Come You Do Me Like You Do
6. The Elder
7. Bewitched
8. Kenie-Konie
9. Bluish Grey
10. Wild Deuce
11. Bantu
12. Melba's Blues
13. Nothing But the Truth
14. Three Fourth Blues
15. Just Waiting
16. R.B.Q.
17. Minor on Top
18. African Lady
19. Hi Fly
20. On Green Dolphin Street
21. Grey's Blues
22. Home Fries

PLEASE NOTE: Unless otherwise noted, all of the LPs we are offering are used. Our grading system for each LP is strictly visual, as we don't have time to listen to each record from beginning to end. Unless otherwise stated, there is usually a small price sticker affixed somewhere on the back cover.

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