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S T I L L A V A I L A B L E

OVERLOOKED AND LARRY YOUNG "Aside from taking the instrument another step
UNDERAPPRECIATED into the world of Coltrane, Young had an
Of the six sessions, only three were released at
the time. It's Time, Action and Right Now count
"The barrier-breaking uncommon sense of his instrument in terms of
orchestration and ensemble. Throughout the
among the records that were as good as it gets, aural adventures of Mosaic box, Young revels in ensemble give-
hut for some reason they were ignored. It wasn't
inilil the late 1970s that Jackknife and High
one of the most important and-take."
JON Garei.ICK, The Boston Phoenix
Frequency were packaged together as the double jazz organists
album Jackknife, while Consequences, the
in the history of
remaining date, was released even later.
The mystery is, how did these records get the music."
so little attention, when the music on them is
Michael Point,
impossible to overlook? It's nothing less than
gorgeous, insistent, solid hard bop, but with a Austin American-Statesman
new flavor.
And when Jackie solos, you're hearing real
statements. Coherent, sharp, personal. Beauti
i t a 1964 session for
fully fashioned and complete, his playing swings
Grant Green's Talkin'About album, featuring
from beginning to end.
This important period in Jackie's long Larry Young on organ and Elvin Jones on
career includes some of his best and least recog drums, Alfred [.ion heard Young's astounding
talent and signed him to Blue Note right away.
nized music, from an artist who has always been
ALFRED LION KNEW
a personal favorite of us here at Mosaic. We are
For the next 12 months Lion kept Larry Young
happy to present it all as it happened, complete
and in chronological order. busy recording his Blue Note solo debut album,
Into Something, and appearing as a sideman on The Complete Blue Note Recordings
The booklet is by the late David Rosenthal,
two more Grant Green albums, Street of Dreams of Larry Young
author of Hard Hop, with rare photographs from
and / Want to Hold Your Hand. Limited to 7500 copies worldwide.
the original sessions by Francis Wolff.
Then, in November 1965, Larry Young's 6CDs[MD6-l37]$90
9 LPs[MR9-l37]$90D
post-Smith style exploded on Unity, featuring
Joe Henderson on tenor, Woody Shaw on trum
pet and Flvin Jones on drums. It was the album
that would change the sound and attitude of jazz
organ for all time, and inspire a string of follow-
up albums that would clinch Young's place in
jazz history as the most influential jazz organist
of his generation—and the next.
The Complete Blue Note Recordings of 3 T- S M I T H S T Y L E E X P L O D E D
Larry Young, a nine-LP/six-Cl) set, includes D N " U N I T Y, " F E A T U R I N G
Larry Young's total output for Blue Note. In JOE HENDERSON DN TENOR,
addition to three albums as a sideman with
WOODY SHAW ON TRUMPET
Grant Green, Young recorded six albums under
A N D E LV I N J O N E S O N D R U M S .
his own name, featuring such '60s greats as
I T WA S T H E A L B U M T H AT
James Spaulding, Lee Morgan, George Benson
and Eddie Gladden. WOULD CHANGE THE SOUND

The booklet includes a biography by A N D AT T I T U D E O F J A Z Z
The Complete Blue Note 1964-66
Michael Cuscuna and many previously unpub ORGAN FOR ALL TIME.
Jackie McLean Sessions lished session photographs by Francis Wolff.
Limited to 5000 copies worldwide.
4 CDs [MD4-150] $60 ".. .the release of The Complete Blue Note
6Q-LPs[MQ6-l50]$78 AQ Recordings of Larry Young can only help draw
more attention to this daring musician. Young
took jazz organ to places Jimmy Smith feared
to tread. Rediscovering Young can be a
revelation."
Steve Futterman, Rolling Stone

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indicates whether LPs have been mastered from Analog
or Digital Masters. Q indicates our new Q-LPs.