The Flip Phillips Buddy Rich Trio

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The Flip Phillips Buddy Rich Trio
Studio album by Flip Phillips, Buddy Rich
Released 1953
Recorded New York, Los Angeles 1951, 1952
Genre Jazz
Label Clef
Producer Norman Granz
Flip Phillips chronology
Flip Phillips Quartet
The Flip Phillips Buddy Rich Trio
(1953)
The Flip Phillips Quintet
Buddy Rich chronology
The Flip Phillips Buddy Rich Trio
(1953)
The Swinging Buddy Rich
(1954)

The Flip Phillips Buddy Rich Trio is a 1953 Clef Records release of several small jazz combo tracks recorded in 1951 and 1952.

Track listing[edit]

LP side A[1]

LP side B

Personnel[edit]

  • Flip Phillips - tenor saxophone
  • Buddy Rich - drums (on "Carioca," "Take the 'A' Train," "Bugle Call Rag," "I Didn't Know What Time It Was," "Three Little Words" and "Flip's Boogie")
  • Earl Watkins - drums (on "Goodbye," "Salute to Pres" and "Swedish Pastry")
  • Jo Jones - drums (on "Funky Blues," "Indiana")
  • Joe McDonald - drums (on "Stardust")
  • Hank Jones - piano (on "Carioca," "Take the 'A' Train," "Bugle Call Rag," "I Didn't Know What Time It Was" and "Three Little Words"), organ (on "Flip's Boogie" / "Trio Boogie")
  • Richard Wyands - piano (on "Goodbye," "Salute to Pres" and "Swedish Pastry")
  • Dick Hyman - piano (on "Funky Blues," "Indiana")
  • Lou Levy - piano (on "Stardust")
  • Vernon Alley - bass (on "Goodbye," "Salute to Pres" and "Swedish Pastry")
  • Gene Ramey - bass (on "Funky Blues," "Indiana")
  • Jimmy Woode - bass & vocal (on "Stardust")
  • Bill Harris - trombone (on "Funky Blues," "Indiana," "Stardust")
  • Charlie Etter - trombone (on "Goodbye," "Salute to Pres" and "Swedish Pastry")
  • Allen Smith - trumpet (on "Goodbye," "Salute to Pres" and "Swedish Pastry")
  • Jerome Richardson - baritone saxophone (on "Goodbye," "Salute to Pres" and "Swedish Pastry")
"Funky Blues" and "Indiana" recorded 1951 March 8, NYC
"Stardust" recorded 1951 August 9, Los Angeles
"Goodbye," "Salute to Pres" and "Swedish Pastry" recorded 1952 February, Los Angeles
"Carioca" - "Flip's Boogie" (all of side 'B') recorded 1952 December 14, NYC

References / notes[edit]

  1. ^ At least one source (Japanese link) indicates the album's track listing as written on the rear cover (of at least one pressing) is mis-labeled and the contents of side 'A' are actually the six tracks from a different recording: Flip Phillips Quartet (1950, Mercury MG 25023 / Clef MGC105) = "Feelin' the Blues," "Sleepy Head," "Lover," "Don't Take Your Love from Me," "Lover Come Back to Me" and "Blue Room" with Phillips, Rich, Jones and Ray Brown on bass.
  • Clef MGC 634
  • The Flip Phillips Buddy Rich Trio discography at jazzdisco.org