Sign Off – Kenny Dorham
A simple blues head that works well as a set closer. It comes from a session from the same album as Horn Salute but was not released on the original LP.
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- Recording: Kenny Dorham - Jazz Contemporary
- Recorded on: February 12, 1960
- Label: Time (LPM 52004)
- Concert Key: E-flat
- Vocal Range: , to
- Style: Swing (medium up)
- Trumpet - Kenny Dorham
- Baritone Sax - Charles Davis
- Piano - Steve Kuhn
- Bass - Jimmy Garrison
- Drums - Buddy Enlow
August 30, 1924 – December 15, 1972
Trumpeter/composer Kenny Dorham was very much on the jazz scene from the mid-1940s through most of the 1960s. He worked and recorded with all the major figures in the modern jazz movement, which includes the legendary Billy Eckstine big band, Dizzy Gillespie, Art Blakey, Bud Powell, Charlie Parker, Thelonious Monk and Max Roach as well as Kenny Clarke, Sonny Stitt, Fats Navarro, J.J. Johnson and many other giants of that period. Read more...