Grant Green - Miss Ann’s Tempo (1961)
Great Grant Green solos, take 2
“Baby Face” Willette recorded for a red-hot minute for Blue Note, but he was on fire at every session he recorded, and he definitely shared an incendiary connection with Grant Green, whose bluesy prestidigitation here is awe-inspiring.
Baby Face Willette during his Face to Face session, Englewood Cliffs NJ, January 30 1961 (photo by Francis Wolff)
Lou Donaldson - Here ‘Tis (1961)
I believe that this is what Ordinary Finds would refer to as Jazz for Midnight. If you ain’t noddin’ your head as you listen to this one, there might just be some wax buildup in your ears.