Introducing Kenny Burrell: The First Blue Note Sessions

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Introducing Kenny Burrell: The First Blue Note Sessions
Compilation album by Kenny Burrell
Released 2000
Recorded May 29-30, 1956 (1-9)
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack
March 12, 1956 (CD2 1-6)
Audio-Video Studios, New York
February 10, 1956 (CD2 7-11)
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack
Genre Jazz
Length 118:38
Label Blue Note
Blue Note 24561
Producer Alfred Lion

Introducing Kenny Burrell: The First Blue Note Sessions is a compilation album by jazz guitarist Kenny Burrell. It compiles:

Introducing Kenny Burrell (Disc 1, #1-7)
Kenny Burrell Volume 2 (Disc 1, #8-9; Disc 2 #1-4 and 6)
K. B. Blues (Disc 2, #7-11) (1979, Blue Note Japan, GXF-3052)

The album also features the outtake "My Heart Stood Still", originally appeared on the hard to find Swingin' (GXF-3070). All the tracks were recorded mainly at Van Gelder Studio between February and May 1956 and were produced by Alfred Lion.

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Kenny Burrell except as indicated

Disc One

  1. "This Time the Dream's on Me" (Arlen, Mercer) - 5:00
  2. "Fugue 'N Blues" - 6:48
  3. "Takeela" - 4:19
  4. "Weaver of Dreams" (Elliott, Young) - 4:43
  5. "Delilah" (Young) - 6:04
  6. "Rhythmorama" (Kenny Clarke) - 6:28
  7. "Blues for Skeeter" - 8:08
  8. "Get Happy" (Arlen, Koehler) - 4:02
  9. "But Not for Me" (Gershwin, Gershwin) - 3:49

Disc Two

  1. "Moten Swing" (Bennie Moten) - 6:08
  2. "Cheetah" - 4:43
  3. "Now See How You Are" (Woody Harris, Oscar Pettiford) - 5:54
  4. "Phinupi" - 4:42
  5. "My Heart Stood Still" (Hart, Rodgers) - 5:13
  6. "How About You?" (Lane, Ralph Freed) - 5:14
  7. "K.B. Blues" - 6:24
  8. "D.B. Blues" (Young) - 5:50
  9. "Nica's Dream" (Horace Silver) - 9:37
  10. "Out for Blood" - 9:06
  11. "K.B. Blues" [Alternate Take] - 6:16

Disc One recorded on May 29-30, 1956;
Disc Two #1-6 on March 12, 1956; #7-11 on February 10, 1956.

Personnel[edit]

Disc One

Disc Two #1-6

Disc Two #7-11