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Duke Jordan - Flight to Jordan

Duke Jordan - Flight to Jordan

Blue Note


Duke Jordan, who played regularly with the Charlie Parker Quintet in 1947, has long been known as a superior bebop pianist whose style was touched by the genius of Bud Powell's innovations. This quintet album (which also features trumpeter Dizzy Reece and the young tenor Stanley Turrentine) gave Jordan an opportunity to record six of his originals and, although none became as well-known as his "Jordu," the music has plenty of strong melodies and variety. This is one of Duke Jordan's better recordings and is quite enjoyable. 

- Scott Yanow

A1. Flight To Jordan
A2. Starbright
A3. Squawkin'
B4. Deacon Joe
B5. Split Quick
B6. Si-Joya

Format: 12-inch Vinyl LP
Label: Blue Note
Catalog: ST-84046
Released: 2013
Genre: Bop / Jazz