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Gigi Gryce And The Jazz Lab Quintet - Gigi Gryce And The Jazz Lab Quintet album
  • Performer Gigi Gryce And The Jazz Lab Quintet
  • Title Gigi Gryce And The Jazz Lab Quintet
  • Date of release 1957
  • Country US
  • Style Bop
  • Other formats AA WAV XM MP3 DXD VOX ASF
  • Genre Jazz
  • Size MP3 1646 mb
  • Size FLAC 1871 mb
  • Rating: 4.9
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During 1957 altoist Gigi Gryce and trumpeter Donald Byrd co-led a quintet that sought to extend and come up with new variations to bebop

Gigi Gryce and the Jazz Lab Quintet is an album by American jazz saxophonist Gigi Gryce featuring tracks recorded in 1957 for the Riverside label. All compositions by Gigi Gryce except as indicated. Love for Sale" (Cole Porter) - 7:59. Geraldine" (Wade Legge) - 5:34. Zing! Went the Strings of My Heart" (James F. Hanley) - 5:59. Straight Ahead" (Gryce as "Lee Sears")- 9:29.

Donald Byrd, Gigi Gryce - Jazz Lab ‎(LP, Album, Mono, RE). Jazzland. Gigi Gryce And The Jazz Lab Quintet. Gigi Gryce And The Jazz Lab Quintet ‎(LP, Album, RE). Riverside Records.

Gigi Gryce And The Jazz Lab Quintet - Zing Went The Strings Of My Heart 06:05. Jazz Lab Quintet, Gigi Gryce, Donald Byrd - Over The Rainbow 08:15.

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Jazz Lab is an album by American jazz trumpeter Donald Byrd and saxophonist Gigi Gryce featuring tracks recorded in 1957 for the Columbia label. Johnny Griffin Sextet. Johnny Griffin Sextet is an album by jazz saxophonist Johnny Griffin and his all-star sextet, released on the Riverside label in 1958. It was Griffin's debut on Riverside, and was recorded the day before the Way Out! session dates. The Young Bloods is an album by trumpeter Donald Byrd and saxophonist Phil Woods recorded in 1956 and released on the Prestige label.

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Love For Sale
Arranged By – Donald ByrdWritten-By – Cole Porter
7:59
A2 Geraldine
Written-By – Wade Legge
5:34
A3 Minority
Written-By – Gigi Gryce
6:26
B1 Zing Went The Strings Of My Heart
Arranged By – Donald ByrdWritten-By – J. Hanley*
5:59
B2 Straight Ahead
Arranged By – Gigi GryceWritten-By – Lee Sears
9:29
B3 Wake Up!
Arranged By – Donald ByrdWritten-By – Lee Sears
4:37

Companies, etc.

  • Recorded At – Reeves Sound Studios

Credits

  • Alto Saxophone – Gigi Gryce
  • Bass – Wendell Marshall
  • Design – Paul Bacon
  • Drums – Art Taylor
  • Engineer – Jack Higgins
  • Photography By [Cover] – Paul Weller
  • Piano – Wade Legge
  • Producer, Liner Notes – Orrin Keepnews
  • Trumpet – Donald Byrd

Notes

Recorded in New York; February 27 and March 7, 1957.

Original long playing microgroove pressing.
Labels are white with blue square Riverside and black text. Cover is glossy on front, mat on back.
Note; on the subsequent stereo version of this release, the second track on side 2 "Straight Ahead" is omitted.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A): RLP 12-229A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B): RLP 12-229B

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
OJCCD-1774-2, RLP-12-229 Gigi Gryce And The Jazz Lab Quintet Gigi Gryce And The Jazz Lab Quintet ‎(CD, Album, Ltd, RE, RM) Original Jazz Classics, Riverside Records OJCCD-1774-2, RLP-12-229 US 1991
RLP 1110 Gigi Gryce And The Jazz Lab Quintet Gigi Gryce And The Jazz Lab Quintet ‎(LP, Album) Riverside Records RLP 1110 US 1959
RLP 1110 Gigi Gryce And The Jazz Lab Quintet Gigi Gryce And The Jazz Lab Quintet ‎(LP, Album, Dee) Riverside Records RLP 1110 US 1959
VIJJ-30039, RLP 12-229 Gigi Gryce And The Jazz Lab Quintet Gigi Gryce And The Jazz Lab Quintet ‎(LP, Album, RE) Riverside Records, Riverside Records VIJJ-30039, RLP 12-229 Japan 1993
VICJ-2105, RLP-12-229 Gigi Gryce And The Jazz Lab Quintet Gigi Gryce And The Jazz Lab Quintet ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM) Riverside Records, Riverside Records VICJ-2105, RLP-12-229 Japan 1996