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George Russell

George Russell: New York, NY (Verve Acoustic Sounds Series) LP

George Russell

Decca, 1959

Decca classic New York, N.Y., is a high point of leading jazz composer/arranger George Russell, an early advocate for Modal Jazz & Lydian Chromatic Concept of Tonal Org. conceptualizer, his all-star orchestra includes John Coltrane, collaborator Bill Evans, Art Farmer, Bob Brookmeyer, Milt Hinton and Jon Hendricks with opening & closing beatnik-style narrations for the landmark. Verve's Acoustic Sounds Series features analog tape transfers and remastered 180-gram vinyl in deluxe gatefold packaging.

Side A

  1. Manhattan
  2. Big City Blues

Side B

  1. Manhattan-Rico
  2. East Side Medley: Autumn In New York / How About You
  3. A Helluva Town