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Early Session Hop
 
mx  BS-041409-1
 
SEPTEMBER  11,  1939     Monday VICTOR Records
  RCA Studios,  NYC
 

 
  32  BARS    (AABA) Key of   C Quarter Note =   204 Time:   2:40
 
 
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  4-Bar Intro  +  4 CHORUSES  +  4-Bar Coda:
 
      4  bars  –  ensemble (Intro)
 
    32  bars  –  ensemble (Theme)
 
    32  bars  –  tenor sax
 
    16  bars  –  vibes
      8  bars  –  alto sax
      8  bars  –  vibes
 
    16  bars  –  ensemble
      8  bars  –  vibes
      8  bars  –  ensemble
 
      4  bars  –  vibes (Coda)
 
 

 
Personnel:
 
  Lionel Hampton and Orchestra
  CHARLIE CHRISTIAN Guitar
  BENNY CARTER alto sax
  CHU BERRY tenor sax
  COLEMAN HAWKINS tenor sax
  BEN WEBSTER tenor sax  (ts solo)
  DIZZY GILLESPIE trumpet
  LIONEL HAMPTON vibes
  CLYDE HART piano
  MILT HINTON bass
  COZY COLE drums
 
  Arranged by  BENNY CARTER
 
 

Composed by: Teddy Wilson - Buster Harding
 
©   VALDÉS   6/30/19


 

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C&A:

Early Session Hop had initially been recorded a couple of months earlier by Teddy Wilson and his Orchestra.  Wilson had composed the riff-based tune together with his arranger/second piano at the time, Buster Harding.  Wonderful arrangement by Carter;  mediocre Frog solo is featured.

 


 
Issued Recordings:
 
  [ 78 ] Victor 26393 (b/w One Sweet Letter from You)
 
  [ LP ] Bluebird AXM6-5536 (side G, track 6)
  RCA 430.248 (side A, track 1)
  RCA Black & White 731.048 (side A, track 4)
  RCA Black & White PM 42417 (side A, track 6)
  RCA Victor LPM-501 (side A, track 7)
  RCA Victor LPV-501 (side A, track 7)
  Time-Life STL-J21 (side B, track 3)
 
  [ CD ] Avid AMSC 612 (disc 2, track 5)
  Best of Jazz 4052 (track 4)
  Black & Blue 59.238 2 (track 19)
  Bluebird 6458-2-RB (track 21)
  Bluebird 9683-2-RB (track 11)
  Classics 562 (track 4)
  Definitive DRCD11176 (disc 1, track 4)
  Encyclopedia EN 516 (track 14)
  Frémeaux FA 211 (disc 1, track 15)
  Jazz Archives / EPM 15737 2 (track 23)
  Jazz Archives / EPM 15861 22 (track 4)
  Jazz Greats MC 024 (track 14)
  Laserlight / Delta 15 714 (track 2)
  Le Jazz / Charly CD 1 (track 18)
  Masters of Jazz R2CD 8017 (disc 1, track 13)
    Membran 222775 [see Album Index]
    Membran 222800 [see Album Index]
    Membran 232094 [see Album Index]
    Membran 232568 [see Album Index]
  Mosaic MD5-238 (disc 3, track 15)
  Music Memoria 30417 (track 12)
  Music Memoria 88081 2 (track 12)
  Naxos Jazz Legends 8.120621 (track 11)
  Proper P1145 (track 20)
  Proper P1245 (track 19)
  Proper PROPERBOX 12 (disc 1, track 20)
  Proper PROPERBOX 37 (disc 1, track 19)
  RCA Jazz Tribune Nº 74 22614 2 (disc 2, track 5)
  RCA Victor 66790-2 (track 6)
  RCA Victor 84190-2 (track 21)
  Topaz Jazz / Pavilion TPZ 1014 (track 9)
 



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