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RANDY WESTON   MOSAIC SELECT
CD   2003  Mosaic select 004   3CD set




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Original albums:
        LITTLE NILES
        LIVE AT THE FIVE SPOT
        PIANO A LA MODE
        UHURU AFRIKA
        HIGHLIFE


LITTLE NILES      liner notes
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recorded   October   1958  
New York  USA

Randy Weston piano
Ray Copeland
trumpet
Idrees Sulieman
trumpet
Melba Liston
trombone
Johnny Griffin
tenor sax
Jamil Nasser
bass
Charlie Persip
drums

Melba Liston arranger
Jack Lewis 
producer
Ray Hall 
engineer

CD 1
  1   Earth Birth   (Weston)
  2   Little Susan
  (Weston)
  3   Nice Ice
  (Weston)
  4   Little Niles
  (Weston)
  5   Pamís Waltz
  (Weston)
  6   Babeís Blues
  (Weston)
  7   Letís Climb A Hill
  (Weston)


LIVE AT THE FIVE SPOT     liner notes
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recorded   October 26  1959  
New York  USA

Randy Weston piano
Kenny Dorham trumpet
Coleman Hawkins tenor sax
Wilbur Little bass
Clifford Jarvis drums
Roy Haynes drums
Brock Peters vocal

Melba Liston arranger

CD 1
  8   Hi Fly   (Weston)
  9   Beef Blues Stew
  (Weston)
10   Star Crossed Lovers
(B.Strayhorn / D.Ellington)
11   Spot Five Blues
(Weston / K. Dorham)
12   Lisa Lovely
  (Weston)
13   Where
  (Weston)


PIANO A LA MODE     liner notes
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recorded  Spring     1957  
Beltone Studios New York  USA

Randy Weston piano
Peck Morrison bass
Connie Kay drums

Lee Kraft producer

CD 2
  1   Earth Birth   (Weston)
  2   Nobody Knows The Trouble Iíve Seen
  (trad.)
  3   Saucer Eyes
  (Weston)
  4   I Got Rhythm
(George Gershwin / Ira Gershwin)
  5   Gingerbread
  (Weston)
  6   Cocktails For Two
(S. Coslow / A. Johnson)
  7   Honeysuckle Rose
(Fats Waller / Andy Razaf)
  8   FEW (Fe-Double-U) Blues
  (Weston)


NEXT  SELECTION  IS   PREVIOUSLY  UNISSUED
except:  Saucer-Eyes:  (Roulette B2-97772).

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recorded  June 4, 1960
New York  USA

Randy Weston piano
Cecil Payne
baritone sax
Ron Carter bass
Roy Haynes drums
Teddy Reig producer

CD 2
  9   Portrait Of Patsy J (Weston)
10   Uncle Nemo
  (Weston)
11   Cry Me Not
  (Weston)
12   Honk Honk
  (Weston)
13   Saucer Eyes
  (Weston)
14   204
  (Weston)
15   C.B. Blues
  (Weston)


UHURU AFRIKA    liner notes
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recorded  1960  
Bell Sound Studios New York  USA
 

Randy Weston Orchestra
Randy Weston
piano
Clark Terry
trumpet, flugelhorn
Benny Bailey
trumpet
Richard Williams
trumpet
Freddie Hubbard
trumpet
Slide Hampton
trombone
Jimmy Cleveland
trombone
Quentin Jackson
trombone
Julius Watkins
french-horn
Gigi Gryce
alt sax, flute
Yusef Lateef
tenor sax, flute, oboe
Sahib Shihab
alt sax, baritone sax
Budd Johnson
tenor sax, clarinet
Jerome Richardson
baritone sax, piccolo
Cecil Payne
baritone sax
Les Spann
guitar, flute
Kenny Burrell
guitar
George Duvivier
bass
Ron Carter
bass
Max Rouch
drums, percussion
Charlie Persip
drums, percussion
Wilbert G. T. Hoggan
drums
Candido
congas

Michael Babatunde Olatunji percussion
Armando Peraza
bongos
Martha Flowers
vocal
Brock Peters
vocal
Tuntemeke Sanga
narrator
 

Melba Liston  arrangements

Teddy Reig  producer

CD 3
  1   Uhuru Kwanza (Langston Hughes)
  2   Uhuru Kwanza
  (Weston)
  3   African Lady
(R. Weston / L. Hughes)
  4   Bantu
  (Weston)
  5   Kucheza Blues
  (Weston)


HIGHLIFE            liner notes
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recorded  1963 
Webster Hall  New York  USA
 

Randy Weston piano
Ray Copeland
  trumpet, flugelhorn
Aaron Bell
tuba
Quentin Jackson
trombone
Julius Watkins
french-horn
Booker Ervin
tenor sax
Budd Johnson
soprano sax, tenor sax
Peck Morrison
bass
Charlie Persip
drums
Frankie Dunlop
percussion
Archie Lee
congas
George Young
percussion


Melba Listen 
arrangements

Jack Lewis  producer

CD 3
  6   Caban Bamboo Highlife   (Weston)
  7   Niger Mambo
(Bobby Benson)
  8   Zulu
  (Weston)
  9   In Memory Of
  (Weston)
10   Congolese Children
  (Weston)
11   Blues To Africa
  (Weston)
12   Mystery Of Love
(Guy Warren)


 

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