Jazz Giant is a studio album by jazz pianist Bud Powell, released on Norgran in 1956, featuring two sessions that Powell recorded for Norman Granz in 1949 and 1950.
Faced with the choice of any single Bud Powell date to aptly represent his intense musical genius, choosing Jazz Giant would not be a bad bet. Culled from two sessions (spring 1949 and winter 1950) this Verve release showcases the master of bebop piano leading a trio - a setting in which he excelled.
Complete your Bud Powell collection. Jazz Giant (LP, Album, Mono, RE). Verve Records.
all the Bill Evans and Keith Jarrett "alumni" from scandinavia. Come back to the root. Bud is the man. A strange fact. I have a version of this album made for the sudamerican market which has 20 tunes. There are 7 more tunes after Body and soul, they are taken from different sessions and actually they are published in the "The Genius of Bud Powell" album on Verve
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BUD POWELL - Jazz Giant. All of the tracks on Jazz Giant apart from "Cherokee" were first released in album form on two 10" LPs in 1950: Piano Solos and Piano Solos the latter LP also having two tracks ("Tea for Two" and "Hallelujah!") from a separate session not on Jazz Giant. Cherokee" had only previously appeared as a single and on The Jazz Scene, a compilation. album featuring various artists. Thanks to snobb for the addition. Jazz Giant CD-ROM Verve Records 1988. Jazz Giant Imports 2014.
Bud Powell: Jazz Giant by David Rickert, published on May 1, 2001. At any rate, Bud Powell has left a commendable recorded legacy behind, most of which is overshadowed by the brilliance of his work for Blue Note. However, he also recorded some very impressive early work for Norman Granz, much of which is equal or surpasses the quality of those historic sessions without the multiple takes (the two sessions on Jazz Giant straddles the Blue Note work, for the most part
|4||I’ll Keep Loving You||2:40|
|6||All God’s Chillun Got Rhythm||2:59|
|7||So Sorry Please||3:15|
|9||Sometimes I’m Happy||3:37|
|10||Sweet Georgia Brown||2:48|
|12||April In Paris||3:10|
|13||Body And Soul||3:22|
- Distributed By – Universal Music
- Marketed By – Universal Music
- Bass – Curly Russell (tracks: 8 to 10, 12 and 13), Ray Brown (tracks: 1 to 3, 5 to 7)
- Composed By – Bud Powell (tracks: 1, 2, 4 and 7)
- Cover – David Stone Martin
- Drums – Max Roach (tracks: all except for 4 and 11)
- Liner Notes – Kazunori Harada
- Piano – Bud Powell
NotesComes with obi
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Barcode: 4 988031 151068
- Matrix / Runout: UCCU-5566 1
- Mastering SID Code: IFPI L227
- Mould SID Code: IFPI 45K3
|MG N-1063||Bud Powell||Jazz Giant (LP, Album, Mono)||Norgran Records||MG N-1063||US||1956|
|none||Bud Powell||Jazz Giant (CD, Album, RE, Dig)||Gruppo Editoriale L'Espresso S.p.A.||none||Italy||2006|
|23MJ 3030||Bud Powell||Jazz Giant (LP, Album, Mono, RE)||Verve Records||23MJ 3030||Japan||1981|
|MGN 1063, 314 543 832-2||Bud Powell||Jazz Giant (CD, Album, RE, RM)||The Verve Music Group, Verve Master Edition, UMG Recordings, Inc.||MGN 1063, 314 543 832-2||US||2001|
|EJC55422||Bud Powell||Jazz Giant (CD, Album)||Essential Jazz Classics||EJC55422||Europe||2008|