Album Remarks & Appraisals:
2008 release from the Jazz great which contains Quinichette's complete Moods album, presented here for the first time ever on CD.. The LP showcases the tenor saxophonist in collaboration with Quincy Jones, who arranged all of the numbers and composed all but two. Devoted almost exclusively to the compositions and arrangements of Quincy Jones. As a bonus, we have added a 1952 session presenting Quinichette in his most Lesterian mood backed by Count Basie and Buck Clayton. Lonehill Jazz.
Personnel: Paul Quinichette (tenor saxophone); Jerome Darr, Freddie Green, Barry Galbraith (guitar); Herbie Mann (flute, tenor saxophone); Sam Most (flute); Buck Clayton (trumpet); Dicky Wells (trombone); Count Basie (piano, organ); Jimmy Jones , Sir Charles Thompson, John Williams (piano); Gus Johnson , Harold Wing (drums); Tommy Lopez (congas); Manny Oquendo (bongos); Willie Rodriguez (timbales).
Liner Note Author: Arthur Morton.
Recording information: New York, NY (01/30/1952-11/04/1954).
Arranger: Quincy Jones.
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