Face to Face is the debut album by American jazz organist Baby Face Willette featuring performances recorded and released on the Blue Note label in 1961. All compositions by Baby Face Willette except as indicated. Swingin' at Sugar Ray's" - 6:35. Whatever Lola Wants" (Richard Adler, Jerry Ross) - 7:21. Face to Face" - 6:17.
While it's true that Baby Face Willette's Stop and Listen is widely regarded as his finest recording, this, his Blue Note debut from January of 1961, should not by any means be overlooked. After all, before this session he had the same lot as most Blue Note artists at the time; they played as sidemen on other's recordings before being allowed to headline their own dates. Willette performed on dates by Grant Green (Grant's First Stand) and Lou Donaldson (Here 'Tis). Face to Face boasts a mighty meat and potatoes soul-jazz lineup: Green on guitar, Fred Jackson on tenor,.
Face to Face is the debut album by American jazz organist Baby Face Willette featuring performances recorded and released on the Blue Note label in 1961. Studio album by Baby Face Willette. 1961 Track listing.
With ‘Face To Face’, Blue Note organist Baby Face Willette brought a distinctive sound and a new dynamism to jazz before disappearing into obscurity. Published on. January 30, 2019. Releasing his debut album, Face To Face, in 1961, this son of a preacher rode in on the wave of aspiring jazz organists that proliferated in the wake of Jimmy Smith’s breakthrough in the late 50s. Smith’s success and the popularity of his recordings validated the organ as a bona fide jazz instrument and resulted in a raft of wannabe Hammond heroes looking to make it on the American jazz scene.
Deutsch English Español Français Italiano 日本語. アーティスト情報を編集. 名: Roosevelt Willette.
Recorded on January 30, 1961, Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey. Thanks to snobb for the updates. Face To Face Remastered Blue Note 2007.