Bud Powell Trio

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Bud Powell Trio
Bud Powell Trio (album cover).jpg
Studio album by Bud Powell
Released 1957
Recorded January 10, 1947, September 1953
Genre Jazz, bebop
Length 43:04
Label Roost / Roulette
Producer Teddy Reig
Bud Powell chronology
Bud Powell Trio
(1947)
Bud Powell Piano Solos
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The Amazing Bud Powell, Vol. 2
(1953) The Amazing Bud Powell, Vol. 21953

Bud Powell Trio, Volume 2
(1953) Bud Powell Trio, Volume 21953

Bud Powell's Moods
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Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 4/5 stars[2]

Bud Powell Trio is a studio album by jazz pianist Bud Powell, released on Roost in 1957, featuring two sessions that Powell recorded in 1947 and 1953. The 1947 session was Powell's first studio recording as leader, and was originally released as a 10" LP called The Bud Powell Trio.

The album was released on CD in 1990 by Roulette, which acquired Roost in 1958. The material is also available on The Complete Blue Note and Roost Recordings box set from Blue Note.

Track listing[edit]

All songs were written by Bud Powell, except where noted.

  1. "I'll Remember April" (Gene de Paul, Patricia Johnston, Don Raye) – 2:52
  2. "Indiana" (James Hanley, Ballard MacDonald) – 2:44
  3. "Somebody Loves Me" (George Gershwin, Ballard MacDonald, B. G. De Sylva) – 2:56
  4. "I Should Care" (Axel Stordahl, Paul Weston, Sammy Cahn) – 3:00
  5. "Bud's Bubble" (based on "Little Benny" (Benny Harris)) – 2:34
  6. "Off Minor" (Thelonious Monk) – 2:21
  7. "Nice Work If You Can Get It" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) – 2:17
  8. "Everything Happens to Me" (Matt Dennis, Tom Adair) – 2:39
  9. "Embraceable You" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) – 2:48
  10. "Burt Covers Bud" – 3:05
  11. "My Heart Stood Still" (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) – 3:15
  12. "You'd Be So Nice to Come Home To" (Cole Porter) – 2:38
  13. "Bags' Groove" (Milt Jackson) – 2:12
  14. "My Devotion" (Roc Hillman, Johnny Napton) – 3:05
  15. "Stella by Starlight" (Victor Young) – 2:08
  16. "Woody'n You" (Dizzy Gillespie) – 3:00

Personnel[edit]

Performance[edit]

January 10, 1947, New York. Tracks 1-8.

September 1953, New York. Tracks 9-16.

Production[edit]

Release history[edit]

Bud Powell Trio 10" LP
Bud Powell Trio, Vol. 2 10" LP

The 1947 session was originally recorded for De Luxe Records but not released. Two years later Roost released the session in a series of four 78s: "Somebody Loves Me c/w Bud's Bubble" (Roost 509), "I'll Remember April c/w Off Minor" (Roost 513), "Indiana c/w Everything Happens to Me" (Roost 518), and "I Should Care c/w Nice Work If You Can Get It" (Roost 521), and released all 8 tracks as a 10" LP in 1951.[3] The 1953 session was released directly as a 10" LP.[4]

Bud Powell Trio 10" LP (RLP 401)[edit]

  1. "Somebody Loves Me" (Gershwin, MacDonald, De Sylva) – 2:56
  2. "Bud's Bubble" – 2:34
  3. "Everything Happens to Me" (Dennis, Adair) – 2:49
  4. "Indiana" (Hanley, MacDonald) – 2:44
  1. "I'll Remember April" (de Paul, Johnston, Raye) – 2:52
  2. "I Should Care" (Stordahl, Weston, Cahn) – 3:00
  3. "Nice Work If You Can Get It" (Gershwin, Gershwin) – 2:17
  4. "Off Minor" (Monk) – 2:21

Bud Powell Trio, Volume 2 10" LP (RLP 412)[edit]

  1. "My Heart Stood Still" (Rodgers, Hart) – 3:15
  2. "Embraceable You" (Gershwin, Gershwin) – 2:48
  3. "Woody'n You" (Gillespie) – 3:00
  4. "You'd Be So Nice to Come Home To" (Porter) – 2:38
  1. "Bags' Groove" (Jackson) – 2:12
  2. "Stella by Starlight" (Young) – 2:08
  3. "Burt Covers Bud" – 3:05
  4. "My Devotion" (Hillman, Napton) – 3:05

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 163. ISBN 0-394-72643-X. 
  3. ^ Togashi, Nobuaki; Matsubayashi, Kohji; Hatta, Masayuki. "Bud Powell Discography". jazzdisco.org. Retrieved 2009-06-05. 
  4. ^ Edwards, David; Callahan, Mike. "Royal Roost/Roost Album Discography". Both Sides Now Publications. Retrieved 2009-06-05.