Julia – Julian Priester
A 16-bar medium up swing with a melody that spins out and evolves in Julian Priester's signature style.
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- Recording: Philly Joe Jones - Showcase
- Recorded on: November 17, 1959
- Label: Riverside (RLP 12-313)
- Concert Key: F minor
- Vocal Range: , to
- Style: Swing (medium up)
- Trumpet - Blue Mitchell
- Trombone - Julian Priester
- Tenor Sax - Bill Barron
- Bari Sax - Pepper Adams
- Piano - Dolo Coker
- Bass - Jimmy Garrison
- Drums - Philly Joe Jones
born on June 29, 1935
Julian Priester has brought a vital, spirited style of trombone playing to a wealth of artists, while contributing interesting compositions to the libraries of many of these groups. In his native Chicago, he played with bluesmen Muddy Waters and Bo Diddley, forward-looking bandleader Sun Ra, the master swing era vibist Lionel Hampton and blues-jazz singing marvel Dinah Washington. Read more...