Savoy 60th Anniversary: Timeless

Savoy 60th Anniversary: Timeless


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Savoy Jazz marks its 60th anniversary with this double-disc compilation of the early pioneers of bebop. This classic collection features some of the first recordings by such bebop masters as Charlie Parker, Dexter Gordon, Miles Davis, and Stan Getz, among others, playing their classic repertoire of the '40s and '50s. These 32 compositions are also among those that helped to establish and solidify this newly introduced style of jazz in the hearts and souls of many swing and big-band followers around the globe, despite the early thumbs-down given by jazz purists of that decade. Titled Savoy 60th Anniversary: Timeless, the CDs feature state-of-the-art transfers from the actual acetate and tape masters created by these legendary artists at the original historic recording sessions. Listeners can now fully realize such great songs as "Parker's Mood," "Bohemia After Dark," and Little Jimmy Scott's first big record, "When Did You Leave Heaven?," in their finest quality available to date. A best buy for jazz history buffs.

Product Details

Release Date: 09/17/2002
Label: Savoy Jazz
UPC: 0795041713322
catalogNumber: 17133
Rank: 48499

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Bill Doggett   Piano
Cannonball Adderley   Alto Saxophone
Nat Adderley   Cornet
Gene Ammons   Tenor Saxophone
Count Basie   Piano
Billy Bauer   Guitar
Cecil Brooks   Drums
Johnny Coles   Trumpet
Tadd Dameron   Piano
Miles Davis   Trumpet
Kenny Dorham   Trumpet
Billy Eckstine   Trombone,Vocals
Curtis Fuller   Trombone
Erroll Garner   Piano
Stan Getz   Tenor Saxophone
Dizzy Gillespie   Piano,Trumpet
Dexter Gordon   Tenor Saxophone
Freddie Green   Guitar
Gigi Gryce   Alto Saxophone
Milt Jackson   Vibes
Illinois Jacquet   Tenor Saxophone
Eddie Jefferson   Vocals
Budd Johnson   Tenor Saxophone
Hank Jones   Piano
Duke Jordan   Piano
Wynton Kelly   Piano
Mundell Lowe   Guitar
Big Jay McNeely   Tenor Saxophone
Charles Mingus   Bass
Hank Mobley   Tenor Saxophone
Lee Morgan   Trumpet
Fats Navarro   Trumpet
Leo Parker   Alto Saxophone,Baritone Saxophone
Cecil Payne   Baritone Saxophone
Art Pepper   Alto Saxophone
Oscar Pettiford   Bass
Bud Powell   Piano
Jerome Richardson   Flute,Tenor Saxophone
Max Roach   Drums
Little Jimmy Scott   Vocals
George Shearing   Piano
Horace Silver   Piano
Sonny Stitt   Alto Saxophone
Art Taylor   Drums
Lennie Tristano   Piano
Mal Waldron   Piano
Doug Watkins   Bass
Ben Webster   Tenor Saxophone
Joe Williams   Vocals
Lester Young   Tenor Saxophone
Wally Cirillo   Piano
Bobby Donaldson   Drums
Linton Garner   Piano
Johnny Guarnieri   Piano
John LaPorta   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone
Tommy Potter   Bass
Frank Rehak   Trombone
Hal Singer   Tenor Saxophone
Chuck Wayne   Guitar
Wilbur Harden   Trumpet,Flugelhorn
Paul "Hucklebuck" Williams   Alto Saxophone,Baritone Saxophone
Walt Harper   Piano
Gene Ramey   Bass
Percy Heath   Bass
George Barrow   Baritone Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone
Emmett Berry   Trumpet
Denzil Best   Drums
Howard Biggs   Piano
Wallace Bishop   Drums
Art Blakey   Drums
David Booth   Drums
Bobby Boswell   Bass
Nelson Boyd   Bass
Larry Bunker   Drums
Donald Byrd   Trumpet
Paul Chambers   Bass
Kenny Clarke   Drums
John Coltrane   Tenor Saxophone
Hobart Dotson   Trumpet
McKinley Easton   Baritone Saxophone
Frank Foster   Tenor Saxophone
Philip Guilbeau   Trumpet
Hall   Bass
Hampton Hawes   Piano
John Houston   Guitar,Piano
Margie Hyams   Vibes
Heywood Jackson   Drums
J.J. Johnson   Trombone
King Kolax   Trumpet
Teo Macero   Baritone Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone
Joe Mondragon   Bass
Wendell Marshall   Bass
Bob McNeely   Baritone Saxophone
Marian McPartland   Piano
Rudy Nichols   Drums
Chips Outcalt   Trombone
Charlie Parker   Alto Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone
Ike Perkins   Guitar
Curly Russell   Bass
John Simmons   Bass
Franklin Skeete   Bass
Alvin Stoller   Drums
Gerald Valentine   Trombone
Connie Wainwright   Guitar
Max Wayne   Bass
Devonia Williams   Piano
Shadow Wilson   Drums
Kai Winding   Trombone
Mel Zelnick   Drums
Herman Hopkins   Bass
Ben Stuberville   Bass
Johnny Morris   Trombone
Rodney Richardson   Bass
Walter Knox   Trombone
Leonard Hawkins   Trumpet
Milt Larkins   Trombone
John Cobbs   Alto Saxophone
John Richard Lewis   Piano
Floyd Taylor   Piano
Reetham Mallett   Drums
Arthur Simmons   Tenor Saxophone
Jones   Drums
Nat Harper   Tenor Saxophone
George Brown   Drums
Howard Williams   Piano
Ali Jackson   Bass
John Levy   Bass

Technical Credits

Leonard Feather   Producer
Fats Navarro   Composer
Bud Powell   Composer
Jimmy Mundy   Composer
Buck Ram   Producer
Trummy Young   Composer
Herb Abramson   Producer
Steve Backer   Executive Producer
Harry Barris   Composer
Ralph Bass   Producer
Howard Biggs   Arranger
Ozzie Cadena   Producer
Peter Chatman   Composer
Lee Magid   Producer
Johnny Mercer   Composer
Charlie Parker   Composer
Teddy Reig   Producer
David Usher   Producer
Billy Vera   Producer,Liner Notes,Annotation
Dick Bock   Producer
Chuck Stewart   Images
J.J. Stelmach   Art Direction
Fred Mendelsohn   Producer
Harry Link   Composer
Jack Strachey   Composer
Gordon Clifford   Composer
Holt Marvell   Composer
Paul Reid   Engineer
Scott Johnson   Graphic Design

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Savoy 60th Anniversary: Timeless 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Being relatively new to this genre I was looking for a good introductory set to pick up. I must say I am blown away by it, has alot of jazz greats including Charlie Parker and Miles Davis. If you're looking for a great Jazz album get this one, don't buy any of that "smooth jazz" or "weather channel" baloney, get this.