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True Blue: Tribute to Tina Brooks
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Sonny Thompson       January 3, 1951

SONNY THOMPSON (King)

Henry Glover, Lee Harper, trumpet; Tina Brooks, tenor sax; Walter Hiles, bari sax; Sonny Thompson, piano; Zain El Hussaini, bass; Bill English, drums; Jesse Edwards, vocal.

1. Jumping With The Rhumba
2. Gone Again Blues
3. Uncle Sam Blues
4. Smoke Stack Blues


February 25, 1958

JIMMY SMITH
THE SERMON (Blue Note)

Lee Morgan, trumpet; Tina Brooks, tenor sax; Lou Donaldson, alto sax; Jimmy Smith, organ; Kenny Burrell, guitar; Art Blakey, drums.

1. The Sermon (Smith)
2. Flamingo (Grouya-Anderson)
3. Au Privave (Parker)
4. Confirmation (Parker)
      The Sermon


Minor Move       March 16, 1958

TINA BROOKS
MINOR MOVE (Blue Note)

Lee Morgan, trumpet; Tina Brooks, tenor sax; Sonny Clark, piano; Doug Watkins, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

1. Nutville (Morgan)
2. The Way You Look Tonight (Kern-Fields)
3. Star Eyes (Rate-Paul)
4. Minor Move (Brooks)
6. Everything Happens To Me (Dennis-Adia)


April 7, 1958

JIMMY SMITH
COOL BLUES (Blue Note)

Tina Brooks, tenor sax; Lou Donaldson, alto sax; Jimmy Smith, organ; Eddie McFadden, guitar; Art Blakey, drums.

1. Cool Blues (Parker)
2. A Night In Tunisia (Gillespie)
3. Dark Eyes (Smith)
4. Groovin' At Small's (Smith)
      Cool Blues


Blue Lights       May 14, 1958

KENNY BURRELL
BLUE LIGHTS VOLS. 1 & 2 (Blue Note)

Louis Smith, trumpet; Tina Brooks, Junior Cook, tenor sax; Duke Jordan, Bobby Timmons, piano; Kenny Burrell, guitar; Sam Jones, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

1. Yes Baby (Burrell)
2. Scotch Blues (Jordan)
3. Caravan (Tizol-Ellington)
4. Chuckin' (Jones)
5. Rock Salt (Burrell)
6. I Never Knew (Burrell)


August 25, 1959

KENNY BURRELL
ON VIEW AT THE FIVE SPOT (Blue Note)

Kenny Burrell, guitar; Tina Brooks, tenor sax; Bobby Timmons, piano; Ben Tucker, bass; Art Blakey.

1. Birk's Works (Gillespie)
2. Lady Be Good (Gershwin)
3. Lover Man (Davis-Ramirez)
4. Swingin' (Brown)
      On View At The 5 Spot


The Connection       June 13, 1960

FREDDIE REDD
THE CONNECTION (Felsted)

Howard McGhee, trumpet; Tina Brooks, tenor sax; Freddie Redd, piano; Milt Hinton, bass; Osie Johnson, drums.

1. Who Killed Cock Robin (Redd)
2. Music Forever (Redd)
3. Wigglin' (Redd)
4. O.D. (Overdose) (Redd)
5. Jim Dunn's Dilemma (Redd)
6. Time To Smile (Redd)
7. (Theme For) Sister Salvation (Redd)


June 19, 1960

FREDDIE HUBBARD
OPEN SESAME (Blue Note)

Freddie Hubbard, trumpet; Tina Brooks, tenor sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Sam Jones, bass; Clifford Jarvis, drums.

1. Open Sesame (Brooks)
2. But Beautiful (Burke-VanHeusen)
3. Gypse Blue (Brooks)
4. All Or Nothing At All (Lawrence-Alterman)
5. One Mint Julep (Toombs)
6. Hub's Nub (Hubbard)
      Open Sesame


True Blue       June 25, 1960

TINA BROOKS
TRUE BLUE (Blue Note)

Tina Brooks, tenor sax; Freddie Hubbard, trumpet; Duke Jordan, piano; Sam Jones, bass; Art Taylor, drums.

1. Good Old Soul (Brooks)
2. Up Tight's Creek (Brooks)
3. Theme For Dorris (Brooks)
4. True Blue (Brooks)
5. Miss Hazel (Brooks)
6. Nothing Ever Changes My Love For You (Fischer-Segal)


August 13, 1960

FREDDIE REDD
SHADES OF REDD (Blue Note)

Tina Brooks, tenor sax; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Freddie Redd, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Louis Hayes, drums.

1. Thespian (Redd)
2. Blues-Blues-Blues (Redd)
3. Shadows (Redd)
4. Swift (Redd)
5. Ole! (Redd)
6. Just A Ballad For My Baby (Redd)
7. Melanie (Redd)
      Shades of Redd


Jackie's Bag       September 1, 1960

JACKIE McLEAN
JACKIE'S BAG (Blue Note)

Jackie McLean, alto sax; Blue Mitchell, trumpet; Tina Brooks, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Art Taylor, drums.

1. Appointment In Ghana (McLean)
2. Ballad For A Doll (McLean)
3. Isle Of Java (Brooks)
4. Street Singer (Brooks)
5. Melonae's Dance (McLean)
6. Medina (Brooks)


October 20, 1960

TINA BROOKS
BACK TO THE TRACKS (Blue Note)

Tina Brooks, tenor sax; Blue Mitchell, trumpet; Kenny Drew, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Art Taylor, drums.

1. Back To The Tracks (Brooks)
2. The Blues And I (Brooks)
3. For Heaven's Sake (Meyer-Bretton)
4. The Ruby And The Pearl (Livingston-Evans)
5. David The King [unissued]
      Back To The Tracks


Redd's Blues       January 17, 1961

FREDDIE REDD
REDD'S BLUES (Blue Note)

Benny Bailey, trumpet; Tina Brooks, tenor sax; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Freddie Redd, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Sir John Godfrey, drums.

1. Love Lost (Redd)
2. Some Where (Redd)
3. Old Spices (Redd)
4. Blues For Betsy (Redd)
5. Now (Redd)
6. Cute Doll (Redd)


March 2, 1961

TINA BROOKS
THE WAITING GAME (Blue Note)

Tina Brooks, tenor sax; Johnny Coles, trumpet; Kenny Drew, piano; Wilbur Ware, bass; Philly Joe Jones, drums.

1. Dhyana (Brooks)
2. The Waiting Game (Brooks)
3. Talkin' About (Brooks)
4. David The King (Brooks)
5. One For Myrtle (Brooks)
6. Stranger In Paradise (Borodin-Wright)
      The Waiting Game






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