Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Tina Brooks

Artist:  Tina Brooks
Born:  June 7, 1932.  Fayetteville, North Carolina, USA
Died:  August 13, 1974 (Aged 42).  New York City, New York, USA
Genre:  Jazz, Hard Bop, Jazz Instrument, Saxophone Jazz
Occupation:  Musician, Composer, Bandleader
Instruments:  Tenor Saxophone

Tina Brooks was an American Hard Bop, Blues and Funk Tenor Saxophone and composer.  He appeared as a sideman on some of the label's best-known sessions:  Jimmy Smith's The Sermon and Kenny Burrell's Blue Lights and his recordings under his leadership, Minor Move.

Title:  Minor Move  (2000)
Genre:  Jazz, Hard Bop, Jazz Instrument, Saxophone Jazz
Label:  Blue Note Records
Rating:  *****


 1.  Nutville  (6:52)
 2.  The Way You Look Tonight  (10:11)
 3.  Star Eyes  (8:15)
 4.  Minor Move  (6:40)
 5.  Everything Happens To Me  (6:10)

Bonus Track:  On CD Reissue:

 6.  Minor Move (Alternative Take)  (6:53)


Tina Brooks:  Tenor Saxophone
Lee Morgan:  Trumpet
Sonny Clark:  Piano
Doug Watkins:  Bass
Art Blakey:  Drums

Minor Move is an album in 1958 by Tina Brooks, originally released on March 16, 1958 by Blue Note Records, remastered and reissued on February 15, 2000 by Blue Note Records, featuring Lee Morgan, Sonny Clark, Doug Watkins and Art Blakey.

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