Counterpoint for Six Valves

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Counterpoint for Six Valves
Studio album by Don Elliott and Rusty Dedrick
Released 1956
Recorded March 16 & 17, 1955 and April 23, 1956
Reeves Sound Studios, New York City
Genre Jazz
Label Riverside
RLP 12-218
Producer Bill Grauer and Orrin Keepnews
Don Elliott chronology
Don Elliott Sings
(1955)
Counterpoint for Six Valves
(1955)
The Voice of Marty Bell - The Quartet of Don Elliott
(1956)
6 Valves 10-inch LP Cover

Counterpoint for Six Valves is an album by American jazz trumpeters Don Elliott and Rusty Dedrick which was recorded in 1955 for the Riverside label.[1] The album features six tracks that were originally recorded in 1955 and released as the 10-inch LP, Six Valves along with four additional tracks from 1956. This album was also reissued on the Jazzland label as Double Trumpet Doings.

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]

Allmusic awarded the album 4 stars.[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Dick Hyman except as indicated

  1. "Mine" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 3:08
  2. "Vampire Till Ready" - 5:03 originally released on 6 Valves
  3. "Your Own Iron" - 5:01 originally released on 6 Valves
  4. "It's Easy to Remember" (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) - 4:55 originally released on 6 Valves
  5. "The Bull Speaks" - 3:20
  6. "Dominick Seventh" - 5:08 originally released on 6 Valves
  7. "Gargantuan Chant" - 4:41 originally released on 6 Valves
  8. "When Your Lover Has Gone" (Einar Aaron Swan) - 5:07 originally released on 6 Valves
  9. "Henry's Mambo" - 2:15
  10. "Theme and Inner Tube" - 1:59
  • Recorded at Reeves Sound Studios, New York City on March 16 & 17, 1955 (tracks 2-4 & 6-8) and April 23, 1956 (tracks 1, 5, 9 & 10)

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Riverside Records discography accessed August 27, 2012
  2. ^ a b Allmusic Review accessed August 27, 2012