The Complete RCA Trio Sessions

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The Complete RCA Trio Sessions
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Compilation album by Bud Powell
Released January 9, 2009
Recorded October 5, 1956, February 11, 1957
Genre Jazz
Length 79:20
Label Essential Jazz
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The Complete RCA Trio Sessions is a compilation album of the two sessions that jazz pianist Bud Powell recorded for RCA Victor in 1956-57, released in 2009 by Essential Jazz.

The sessions are available individually on the original RCA Victor releases Strictly Powell (1957) and Swingin' with Bud (1958).

Track listing[edit]

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

  1. "There Will Never Be Another You" (Harry Warren, Mack Gordon) – 3:39
  2. "Coscrane" – 3:44
  3. "Over the Rainbow" (Harold Arlen, E.Y. "Yip" Harburg) – 3:20
  4. "Blues for Bessie" – 5:40
  5. "Time Was" (aka "Duerme" «Sleep») (Miguel Prado, Gabriel Luna, Bob Russell) – 3:07
  6. "Topsy Turvy" – 4:36
  7. "Lush Life" (Billy Strayhorn) – 2:53
  8. "Elegy" (aka "Elogie" and "Elegie") – 3:49
  9. "They Didn't Believe Me" (Jerome Kern) – 3:18
  10. "I Cover the Waterfront" (Johnny Green, Edward Heyman) – 2:32
  11. "Jump City" – 3:21
  12. "Another Dozen" (George Duvivier) – 3:30
  13. "Like Someone in Love" (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke) – 4:59
  14. "Salt Peanuts" (Dizzy Gillespie, Kenny Clarke) – 2:24
  15. "She" (George Shearing) – 5:11
  16. "Swedish Pastry" (Barney Kessel) – 3:19
  17. "Shaw 'Nuff" (Gillespie) – 3:18
  18. "Oblivion" – 2:34
  19. "In the Blue of the Evening" (Tom Adair, Alfonso d'Artega) – 3:27
  20. "Get It" – 3:08
  21. "Birdland Blues" – 4:22
  22. "Midway" – 3:09

Personnel[edit]

Performance[edit]

October 5, 1956 tracks 1-11. February 11, 1957 tracks 12-22. The Bud Powell Trio.

Production[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Complete RCA Trio Sessions - Bud Powell | AllMusic". allmusic.com. 2011. Retrieved 1 August 2011.